- Words: 1680
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Criminal Justice
- Paper #: 79631916
The young man had struck the officer repeatedly before continuing to resist arrest, and finally being killed. The court found in favor of the officer.
Hopkins v. Andaya is a similar case in which an officer was struck repeatedly and ignore despite several warnings. In both these cases, self-defense necessitated the use of firearms.
In the case of Tennessee v Garner, on the other hand, a suspect was fleeing. According to