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Civil Rights No qualified immunity for officer on constitutional deprivation claims (access required)

An officer who arrested a woman for obstruction when she attempted to shield her father-in-law’s dog from the officer who had pointed a gun, was not entitled to qualified immunity on the woman’s claims of false arrest, excessive force and malicious prosecution. Background Buddy, a 13-year-old husky-Akita mix, lives with his owner, Clifford Myers, in Waverly, West ...

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