U.S. Court weighs excessive force against inmates awaiting trial - case involves Wisconsin man

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is struggling over when jail officials should be held accountable for using excessive force against inmates who are accused _ but not yet convicted _ of crimes.

The argument Monday comes amid a national debate over how police use force in arresting unarmed suspects.

The case involves a Wisconsin man in jail pending trial on drug charges. Michael Kingsley claims officers used excessive force while they transferred him to another cell.

Full story: WJFW

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