Kennedy v. City of Ridgefield, 03-35333
In a section 1983 suit, the district court correctly determined that defendant-police officer is not entitled to qualified immunity since he violated plaintiff's Fourteenth Amendment right to substantive due process under the "state-created danger" doctrine.
- Decided 06/23/2005
- Published 06/23/2005
BROWNING, Circuit Judge:, Before: BROWNING, TASHIMA, and BYBEE, Circuit Judges.
United States Ninth Circuit
John R. Connelly, Jr., Darrell L. Cochran and Lincoln C. Beauregard, Gordon, Thomas, Honeywell, Malanca, Peterson & Daheim, Tacoma, WA, for the plaintiffs-appellees., Ray P. Cox, Forsberg & Umlauf, Seattle, WA, for the defendants-appellants.