All The Ways You Can Resist Arrest

July 11, 2014

Earlier this week, ASU Professor Ersula Ore pleased guilty to a misdemeanor count of resisting arrest stemming from a much publicized incident.

Ore was arrested by a campus police officer while crossing the street, and she then refused to provide ID. Her attorney said Ore pleaded to passively resisting arrest.

Jalila Jefferson-Bullock teaches criminal law at Arizona Summit Law School, and says the law sets out three ways in which someone can resist arrest.