• Crime, Police, Taser, Violence

    Chicago Police Turn the Tasing Up to Eleven

    Andrew Meyer — the University of Florida student who coined the phrase “don’t tase me, bro” — was only tased one time, but his screams were heard around the world thanks to YouTube. And as far as we know, he didn’t sue over the incident. But how many times do you think the average person […]

    45 Comments / / Nov 11, 2011 at 3:01 PM
  • Police, Politics, Taser, Violence

    Go Ahead, Bro — Tase Me

    The headlines say it all, over at the Drudge Report: We previously wrote about the incident here. The report exonerating the officers is not flattering to the tased bro, Andrew Meyer: In the 17-page summary of the report, FDLE said it spoke with several witnesses who said that days before the event Meyer vowed to […]

    31 Comments / / Oct 25, 2007 at 3:18 PM
  • Deaths, Police, Taser, Violence

    Another Day, Another Taser Gun Story

    It seems that the family of this woman may have a stronger cause of action than Andrew Meyer: A Clay County woman’s family said it’s seeking justice after their loved one died shortly after being shocked 10 times with Taser guns during a confrontation with police. The family of 56-year-old Emily Delafield said it would […]

    26 Comments / / Sep 19, 2007 at 2:00 PM
  • Crime, Police, Politics, Taser, Violence

    Sadly, John Kerry Wasn’t Tasered (But He Could Have Used the Electricity)

    We’re suckers for taser gun stories. Like this one, from the AP: A University of Florida student was Tasered and arrested after trying angrily and repeatedly to ask U.S. Senator John Kerry about the 2004 election and other subjects during a campus forum…. Videos of Monday’s incident posted on several Web sites show officers pulling […]

    178 Comments / / Sep 18, 2007 at 12:30 PM
  • Attorney Misconduct, Bad Ideas, Crime, Legal Ethics, Practice Pointers, Taser, Violence

    ATL Practice Pointers: Don’t Taser the Client

    Even if you have a possible justification for doing so — ’cause it might be illegal. From the ABA Journal: Proceedings have been delayed in a California misdemeanor case in which the defense is claiming that police brutalized their client with a stun gun during his arrest at a shopping mall last year. That’s because […]

    10 Comments / / Aug 17, 2007 at 4:30 PM