US v. Howard, 03-50524
An order upholding a requirement that pretrial detainees making their first appearance before a magistrate judge wear leg shackles is reversed where the record does not adequately justify the necessity of the restraints.
- Argued 11/01/2004
- Submitted 11/01/2004
- Decided 11/15/2005
- Published 11/15/2005
SCHROEDER, Chief Judge:, Before: SCHROEDER, Chief Judge, GOULD and CLIFTON, Circuit Judges.
United States Ninth Circuit
Carlton Frederick Gunn, Deputy Public Defender, Los Angeles, CA, for the defendants-appellants., Patrick R. Fitzgerald and Becky S. Walker, Assistant United States Attorneys, Los Angeles, CA for the plaintiff-appellee.