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Civil Procedure – Relation Back – IFP Plaintiff – § 1983 Complaint – Excessive Force (access required)

A plaintiff who alleges defendant police officer used excessive force when he fired at plaintiff during pursuit on a stolen car report has his suit against the officer in his individual capacity reinstated by the 4th Circuit; the district court erred in finding that plaintiff’s claim did not “relate back” to the date of the ...