Where residents of a home claimed a building inspector searched the home in violation of the Fourth Amendment after he was called by a detective pursuant to a SWAT team raid and after he received a signed consent from one of the residents, the denial of qualified immunity to the inspector is reversed and remanded because his conduct did not violate clearly established rights.
Judgment is reversed and remanded.
Estate of Leon Walker Jr. v. Wallace (MLW No. 71408/Case No. 17-1058 – 8 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Arnold, J.) Appealed from U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Arnold, J. (Erin K McGowan, St. Louis, argued for appellant; Thomas Richard McDonnell appeared on the brief) (W. Bevis Schock, St Louis, argued for appellee; Hugh Athelstan Eastwood appeared on the brief).
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