Bougere v. County of Los Angeles, B183930
Judgment of dismissal in favor of defendant county is affirmed where county sheriff was carrying out a law enforcement function in setting policies pertaining to the placement of inmates at the county jail and therefore was acting as a state official immune from liability under 42 U.S.C. section 1983.
- Decided 07/11/2006
- Published 07/11/2006
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Law Offices of Barry S. Zelner, Barry S. Zelner, and Charles Fonarow, Los Angeles, for Plaintiff and Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Raymond G. Fortner, Jr., County Counsel, Jennifer A.D. Lehman, Deputy County Counsel, for Defendant and Respondent.