Archive: January 17, 2017

1
Van Buren v. Crawford County (Eastern District of Michigan, 2017)

Van Buren v. Crawford County (Eastern District of Michigan, 2017)

Key Insight: FRCP 37(e) not used, discretionary powers used instead. Litigation after a police shooting should be anticipated. Failures all around with the destruction of evidence lead to an adverse inference.

Nature of Case: Wrongful death (excessive police force)

Electronic Data Involved: Audio recordings

Keywords: excessive force, marijuana, knife, child protective services, metadata, shell game

View Case Opinion

Copyright © 2022, K&L Gates LLP. All Rights Reserved.