West Headnote of the Day – September 22, 2010

September 22, 2010

West's Key 350H Sentencing and Punishment
West's Key 350HVII Cruel and Unusual Punishment in General
West's Key 350HVII(B) Law Enforcement Activities
West's Key 350Hk1442 k. Arrest and Stop.

350H Sentencing and PunishmentIf defendant is beaten to a pulp by arresting officers before he is convicted, his remedy is under the Fourth Amendment; after, under the Eighth Amendment.
Richman v. Sheahan, 512 F.3d 876 (7th Cir. 2008)

Suggested by Noel Evans, West Principal Attorney Editor