Kosher Kops 4a: Use of Force

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Feb 26, 2020
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Venue: YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov YU Torah MiTzion Beit Midrash Zichron Dov

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References: Bava Kamma: 112b 

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When is police use of force justified? Is a police officer protected from liability for harm he causes due to errors in judgment? Does a police officer receive the benefit of the doubt in court? Why/why not? Geared toward a group including people without extensive background in Torah text study.

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