For years, lower courts have been trying to draw the line between reasonable police conduct and the use of excessive force. And now the U.S. Supreme Court could chime in on the matter with a case involving a police officer’s use of a Taser on a pregnant woman.
According to the New York Times, the case involves a woman who was pulled over for a ticket while she was 7 months pregnant. After refusing to sign the ticket or get out of the vehicle when instructed by police, the officer used a Taser on the woman several times.
Now her attorneys are asking the Supreme Court to determine whether the use of the Taser was excessive, the times reports. (HT: ABA Journal).