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New Defendants ‘Relate Back’ (access required)

In a suit alleging excessive force by sheriff’s office employees in their treatment of a DUI detainee, a Roanoke U.S. District Court says the suit is not time-barred as to two defendants because they knew or should have known the action would be filed against them, but for a mistake concerning their identity. Plaintiff alleges defendant ...

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