Chavez v. Martinez Essay by The Research Group

Chavez v. Martinez
This paper analyzes the case of Chavez v. Martinez.
# 71685 | 690 words | 1 source | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Law (Historic Trials)

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This paper explains that main issue of the case of Chavez v. Martinez involved whether Chavez was entitled to a defense of qualified immunity. The author points out the legal holding of the U.S. Supreme Court and its reasoning using the Fifth Amendment.

From the Paper:

"Oliverio Martinez was shot and injured during an altercation with police officers Pena and Salinas. While medical personnel were treating Martinez for life-threatening injuries, Officer Chavez questioned Martinez about the altercation"

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