Judge Rules Cuffing Children Excessive Force

October 13, 2017Quotes & Mentions
Lexington Herald Leader

"The cuffing of two students with disabilities by a school resource officer in Kenton County in 2014 'was an unconstitutional seizure and excessive force,' U.S. District Court Judge William O. Bertelsman said in an opinion.  

The lawsuit was filed in August 2015 by the Children’s Law Center, the law firm of Dinsmore & Shohl, and the American Civil Liberties Union, which prompted a Department of Justice investigation into the school district’s disciplinary practices."

Read more here: "Two students with disabilities were handcuffed. Judge rules that’s ‘excessive force.’"