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Lewis v. City of Chicago

Man spends more than two years in pretrial detention based on allegedly fabricated police reports. After the charges are dropped, he sues Chicago police. Permitting the case to go forward, the Seventh Circuit does some constitutional housekeeping and clarifies that pretrial detention based on fabricated evidence violates the Fourth Amendment but not the Fifth.


Tags: 2019, Fifth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Police, Seventh Circuit

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