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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.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/11/2006
  • Published 07/11/2006


  • DOI TODD, J.


  • 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.
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