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Emmons v. City of Escondido

Allegation: Escondido, Calif. police investigating report of domestic violence take man, who was not the subject of the report and was not aware of the officers’ presence, to ground as he exits apartment. Ninth Circuit (on remand from the Supremes): There is no case on point clearly establishing that officers can’t tackle people who pose no apparent danger. (Nor is there now.) Qualified immunity.


Tags: 2019, Ninth Circuit, Police, Qualified Immunity

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