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CASE ENTRY

Keller v. Fleming

Allegation: Attala County, Miss. officer gives man, whose speech is unintelligible, a lift, drops him off at county line at dusk—per county custom of removing vagrants to other jurisdictions. Shortly after, the man is killed by a passing motorist. Fifth Circuit: No qualified immunity for the officer. (The district court denied qualified immunity to the county as well.)


Tags: 2019, Fifth Circuit, Fourteenth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Qualified Immunity

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