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Civil Rights: Excessive Force- Qualified Immunity- Clearly Established Right

Defendant appealed the denial of his motion for summary judgment on grounds of qualified immunity. Plaintiff alleged defendant used excessive force while arresting her. The district court concluded defendant was not entitled to qualified immunity because he used excessive force ...

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Civil Rights: Excessive Force -Qualified Immunity -Clearly Established Right

Where it was not clearly established that police could not use force to arrest a suspect who ignored a command to approach an officer and continued to walk away, since the suspect could be viewed as noncompliant, officer was entitled ...

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