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Litigating Police Use of Excessive Force


Date: 03/16/2017

2 Skills Credits


Join Co-Chairs Andrew Laufer & Halina Radichanko along with Hon. Lucy Billings for a discussion on litigating police brutality cases. Recently instances of police brutality and discrimination have been at the forefront of our news headlines. Learn how to protect and represent your clients when they are faced with discrimination on the street.

This will be a discussion on trial issues surrounding cases of police brutality, such as: 

  • Police Misconduct – Assault, Battery, and Excessive Force in an Arrest and Post-Arrest Scenario
  • 42 USC 1983 and 1985 vs. NYS statutory Law – Claims Primer
  • Respondeat Superior vs. Monell Violations – Scope of Employment vs. Pattern and Practice
  • Jurisdiction and Venue – State vs. Federal Court – Drafting Pleadings
  • Discovery – ‘the games municipalities play…’ – Document Focus and Depositions
  • Preparing for Trial – Use of Experts
  • Damages



Andrew Laufer, Esq. 


Law Office of Andrew C. Laufer, PLLC


Halina Radchanko, Esq.


The Radchenko Law Firm, PLLC




Hon. Lucy Billings

Supreme Court, New York County



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