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Civil Rights – Excessive Force – Gambling Arrest – Immunity – Interlocutory Appeal (access required)

The 4th Circuit dismisses a police officer’s interlocutory appeal of an order denying him qualified immunity in the fatal shooting of a Fairfax optometrist during his arrest on illegal gambling charges, and his estate’s cross-appeal of the district court order granting dismissal of their claims against the county and the police chief. The underlying claims at ...