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CASE ENTRY

Garza v. City of Donna

While Donna, Tex. jail officers are preoccupied putting up posters that say “Welcome to Donna Hilton” and display a logo of the Punisher (a comic book character known for meting out extrajudicial punishment), detainee hangs himself. Do the signs indicate a municipal policy of mistreating detainees? Fifth Circuit: No.


Tags: 2019, Due Process, Due Process Clause, Fifth Circuit, Fourteenth Amendment

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