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Dogs get added protection under 4th Circuit ruling (access required)

A federal appeals court has denied qualified immunity for a police officer who shot and killed a citizen’s dog when the dog allegedly posed no threat. The Jan. 22 decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals revives a lawsuit filed by a Virginia woman against a county sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed her ...

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