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Is a Gunshot Wound a Seizure?

Written by: Phil Friduss, Esq.

In recent news: https://verdict.justia.com/2020/02/26/is-a-gunshot-wound-a-seizure

Out front right now is Torres v. Madrid, the pending Supreme Court case involving the suspect shot by the police who escaped – the question of whether a Fourth Amendment seizure being front and center. Below is a link to Sherry Colb’s (C.S. Wong Professor of Law at Cornell Law School) short piece arguing in favor of the answer being “yes.”