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Civil Rights – Qualified immunity correctly denied because of disputed facts (access required)

Officers sued for wrongful arrest in a case involving employee theft at a Walmart were correctly denied qualified immunity because the record did not provide an objectively reasonable belief in the probable cause required to justify an arrest. Background In July 2012, a report of employee thefts of iPods at a Walmart in South Charleston, West Virginia, ...

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