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Jury awards $662k in excessive force case (access required)


A Loudoun County man’s five-year battle to recover damages for a violent confrontation at his home produced a $662,500 verdict against three sheriff’s deputies. Marcus Mial claimed officers violated his rights in 2010 when they stormed into his home and ...

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Tax Assessor, Officers Intruded on Curtilage (access required)

A district court erred in dismissing plaintiffs’ civil rights suit alleging government officials – a tax assessor who improperly came onto their property and then summoned two police officers when he observed marijuana plants – violated their Fourth Amendment rights ...

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