I was listening to Lee Elder yesterday when a lawyer came on where everyone was jumping all over the students at UC Davis stating they should have all been arrested and the officers were warranted in what they did, then he replied by giving Elder this bit of infomation that Elder was starting to get extremely hostile toward the lawyer:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Case Name:
HEADWATERS FOREST V HUMBOLDT COUNTYCase Number:Date Filed:98-1725005/04/00
Filed May 4, 2000
Before: Myron H. Bright,1 Harry Pregerson, and William A. Fletcher, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by Judge Harry Pregerson;
Concurrence by Judge Bright
1 The Honorable Myron H. Bright, Senior United States Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit, sitting by designation.
The summary, which does not constitute a part of the opinion of the court, s copyrighted C 2000 by West Group.
Individual Rights/Constitutional Rights
The court of appeals reversed a judgment of the districtcourt. The court held that police use of pepper spray on nonviolent, passive protestors can constitute an unreasonable use of force in violation of the Fourth Amendment.