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Sheriff has immunity against claim he unlawfully detained plaintiff (access required)

The sheriff allegedly detained the plaintiff at the request of the department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE. The court held the sheriff was entitled to qualified immunity because, at the time of the detention, it was not clearly established that conduct was unconstitutional. Background Francisco Guardado Rios filed this action against Scott Jenkins, Sheriff of ...