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Excessive Force

A Ninth Circuit panel on Thursday upheld a jury verdict against a Snohomish, Washington, man’s excessive force claims, finding an officer’s use of a Taser on the man was justified because the man wanted to fight officers and disobeyed commands to stand down.

SEATTLE – A Ninth Circuit panel on Thursday upheld a jury verdict against a Snohomish, Washington, man’s excessive force claims, finding an officer’s use of a Taser on the man was justified because the man wanted to fight officers and disobeyed commands to stand down.

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