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NCJ Number: 31676 Find in a Library
Title: CONSTITUTIONAL PROHIBITIONS OF CRUEL, INHUMANE OR UNNECESSARY DEATH, INJURY OR SUFFERING DURING LAW ENFORCEMENT PROCESS
Journal: HASTINGS CONSTITUTIONAL LAW QUARTERLY  Volume:2  Issue:4  Dated:(FALL 1975)  Pages:873-892
Author(s): JJ PAUST
Corporate Author: University of California
Hastings College of Law
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 20
Sponsoring Agency: University of California
San Francisco, CA 94102
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EXAMINATION OF POLICE EXCESSIVE USE OF FORCE, THE LEGAL POLICIES WHICH PROHIBIT EXCESSIVE AND/OR CRUEL INJURY, DEATH OR SUFFERING UNDER INTERNATIONAL LAW, AND HOW THEY RELATE TO, AND SUPPLEMENT, THE DOMESTIC LEGAL PROCESS.
Abstract: THREE INTERRELATED ASPECTS OF DOMESTIC LAW ARE CONSIDERED: CONSTITUTIONAL PROTECTIONS UNDER THE FIFTH AND EIGHTH AMENDMENTS, THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HUMAN RIGHTS LAW AND THE NINTH AMENDMENT, AND THE LEGAL RELEVANCE OF GENERAL INTERATIONAL LAW TO DOMESTIC DECISION-MAKING. SOME OF THE RELATED ASPECTS OF CRIMINAL LAW AND TORT SANCTIONS ARE ALSO COVERED.
Index Term(s): Cruel and unusual punishment; International law; Judicial decisions; Police Brutality
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