If you litigate or advise on § 1983, get ahead of the opposition. This webinar, presented by litigator Wayne Beyer, will cover new directions on the police use of force, trends, controversies, resources, and much more. It will help you to stay up-to the minute on the latest Supreme Court cases, taser use limitations, body worn cameras, and more.
Wayne C. Beyer is a litigator, author, presenter, and former administrative appeals judge. He has been lead counsel in over 300 police misconduct cases, including dozens of jury trials, involving Fourth Amendment excessive force, false arrest, illegal search, fatal shootings, positional asphyxia, cell suicide, pursuits, failure to render medical assistance, failure to protect, First Amendment, malicious prosecution, and wrongful conviction. Beyer was an assistant attorney general for the District of Columbia (previously called assistant corporation counsel) and outside counsel to New Hampshire’s Property and Liability Insurance Trust. He has been a presenter at national programs for Georgetown University Law Center, Defense Research Institute, the American Bar Association and the Federal Judicial Center for District and Magistrate Judges, and more recently for numerous webinar providers. Beyer is the author of law review and magazine articles on police misconduct, including the 1,540-page treatise and handbook, Police Misconduct: A Practitioner’s Guide to Section 1983, available from Juris Publishing at http://www.jurispub.com/ Bookstore/United-States/Police-Misconduct.html. He is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, National Sheriffs Association, and Police Executive Research Forum. He was an associate and partner at prominent New Hampshire law firms; chief of staff U.S. General Services Administration; and he rendered 750 final decisions on employment and labor issues for the Executive Branch of the United States Government as member, chairman, chief judge, U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Review Board and member Federal Labor Relations Authority. Beyer holds degrees from Dartmouth College, Harvard University, and Georgetown University Law Center.
One of the best CLE's I've done in 10 years
A wealth of resources referenced and given by the attorney expert in the field of section 1983 violations.
Excellent review of the Supreme Court cases on use of force and very topical in light of the George Floyd case.
This was one of your best CLEs both in content and the quality of the speaker.
The presenter did a good job of distinguishing the nuances between various cases.
Great presentation. The presenter was very interesting and presented very well.
Very relevant for our time!
Wayne was great!
Tremendous resources provided. Great research and SME.
Excellent distillation of SCOTUS history of Qualified immunity
Very informative- will look at buying the book.
Interesting course presented by an instructor with clear expertise and experience in the subject matter.
His providing extensive external resources could be very valuable and was above the norm.
Very informative course.
One of the most extensively researched programs I have seen.
Well done. Very informative and well delivered
Excellent speaker and very knowledgeable about the subject matter.
good use of case law