Lawyer And Lawyer V. City Of Council Bluffs Case Study

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Unit 10 DB 1
Lawyer and Lawyer v. City of Council Bluffs, Iowa
The case of Timothy LAWYER and Michael Lawyer, Plaintiffs, v. CITY OF COUNCIL BLUFFS, IOWA was very interesting. Once this learner reviewed the video she understood the law, but also understood the Lawyers fear as well. This case went from bad to worst in the worst way.
Lawyer and Lawyer
Lawyer and Lawyer, two brothers about 17 and age 23 were pulled over for a traffic stop in regards to speeding on the 26th of March, 1999, at about 2am. The officer approached the car and this is where the nightmare begins when the LEO by the name of John Clark asked then do they know how fast they were going, and asked what was the hurry since they were doing 85 in a 55 mile zone. The whole incident
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On the flip side, I really think the officer could have found a way to see how scared those boys were and still protect himself with back up and not use so much pepper spray continuously on the boys, but to them I guess when they do their job so much they forget that a lot of individuals fear the police especially on a dark non lit highway. That would be too much to understand since ordinance is ordinance. This learner thinks if there could have been a medium point the boys would have signed the citation and went on their merry way and this case would have never been filed, but that is just my personal perspective.

References

Pace v. City of Des Moines 201 F.3d 1050, 1053 (8th Cir. 2000). Retrieved from http://openjurist.org/201/f3d/1050
Terry v. Ohio :: 392 U.S. 1 (1968) :: Justia U.S. Supreme Court. Retrieved from https://supreme.justia.com/cases/federal/us/392/1/case.html
United States Court of Appeals (2003) p. 2, p. 6).. Retrieved from

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