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Linicomn v. Mauricio Hill

Allegation: Man’s mentally disturbed ex-wife has habit of calling in false reports to police that he’s abusing their children (over whom he has custody). On one such occasion, Dallas police force their way into the man’s home (after he declines to let them in without a warrant), pepper spray and handcuff him; the kids confirm they’re fine. Fifth Circuit: The man can’t sue the officers.


Tags: 2018, 42 USC 1983, Fifth Circuit, Fourth Amendment, Qualified Immunity

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