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High court takes up high-speed chase case (access required)

WASHINGTON — The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared unwilling to lift the shield of qualified immunity from police officers who shot and killed a fleeing suspect and his passenger after a high-speed car chase. During oral arguments Tuesday in Plumhoff v. Rickard, No. 12-1117, the justices were vocally skeptical of the argument by the ...