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CASE ENTRY

Kane v. Barger

Allegation: Coraopolis, Pa. officer investigating sex assault takes photos of victim with his personal cell phone, touches her, badgers her into unnecessarily revealing her vagina, fails to document the clothing she provided, and lies about his conduct. District court: Qualified immunity. Wasn’t clearly established that kind of thing is unconstitutional. Third Circuit: Reversed.


Tags: 2018, Police, Qualified Immunity, Third Circuit

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