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Case Study: "Fleeing Felon Doctrine" as Unconstitutional

In 1985, the U.S. Supreme Court case of Tennessee v. Garner declared the "Fleeing Felon Doctrine" unconstitutional. Would you agree with this? Why would this doctrine be declared unconstitutional.

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In the 1985 landmark case, the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed the case of Tennessee v. Garner. I do feel this doctrine is unconstitutional under the "Fleeing Felon Doctrine." However, the situation dictates the police officers actions. In this case, I do feel the officer was wrong in his decision making process in that he testified that Edward Garner did not have weapons, posed no threats to other ...

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One of the most landmark cases in American judicial history is that of Tennessee v. Garner that declared the "Fleeing Felon Doctrine" as being unconstitutional. In this essay with provide a brief description of the 1985 case and opinion of it.

220 word essay with reference