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‘Reasonable Suspicion’ Needed for Probation Arrest (access required)

Probation officers must have “reasonable suspicion” in order to arrest a person for a probation violation, and defendant probation officers violated a plaintiff’s Fourth Amendment rights when they arrested him on an unenforceable order to pay court costs and fines, the 4th Circuit says; however, the probation officers have qualified immunity because the right at ...

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