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Police tasering and the reasonable use of force (McCarthy v Merseyside Police)

Police tasering and the reasonable use of force (McCarthy v Merseyside Police)
Published on: 06 January 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
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Personal Injury analysis: In a violent incident was the force used by a police constable reasonable in all the circumstances? Nick Peel, partner in the police team at Weightmans LLP who represented the appellant, discusses the issues raised in McCarthy v Merseyside Police. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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