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Tag Archives: Civil Rights

Jury to decide if sheriff is liable for fatal shooting (access required)

Where there were disputed facts over whether a law enforcement officer used excessive force in fatally shooting an individual carrying a loaded shotgun, the officer is denied summary judgment based on qualified immunity. Background In the course of responding to ...

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Anti-masking law enjoined in limited circumstance (access required)

Where the parents of children with disabilities that put them at significant health risk should they contract COVID-19 showed they would be irreparably harmed if local school districts could not consider their individualized request for masking, the governor and other ...

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Man can sue for alleged interference with right to vote (access required)

Where Rob Schilling, a Republican radio host, alleged that Albermarle County election officials attempted to prevent him from voting in the June 2021 Democratic primary because of his criticism of the county board of supervisors, his § 1983 and state-law ...

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