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Steve Shadowen to Speak at University of Oxford Roundtable Discussion

Steve Shadowen will provide insight into topics concerning U.S. antitrust enforcement in the pharmaceutical industry, specifically focusing on recent legal developments concerning antitrust challenges to pay-for-delay patent settlements and product hopping.   

Scathing Report Deems Fatal Border Patrol Shooting “Highly Predictable”

U.S. Border Patrol agents had “an astonishing pattern” of shooting people who threw rocks at them under a vague use-of-force policy that led to the “highly predictable” death of a man along the U.S.-Mexico border in California, according to a law enforcement expert witness’ review of a fatal shooting.

In a report completed this week, a former Baltimore police commissioner and Justice Department official found a Border Patrol policy allowing agents to shoot their firearms based on the threat of a thrown object “highly suspect.” 

“Virtually all thrown objects fail to meet the ‘Imminent Peril’ standard to justify use of deadly force, and in such circumstances, officers are trained to take evasive or defensive action, not escalate the encounter with gunfire,” Thomas Frazier wrote in his report