United States Fifth Circuit

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GLENN v. CITY OF TYLER, 00-40133

Handcuffing too tightly, without more, does not amount to excessive force. Where officers had probable cause to arrest plaintiff and did not act unreasonably in detaining her, they are entitled to qualified immunity even if they did mistakenly violate her constitutional rights.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/22/2001
  • Published 02/22/2001

Judges

  • EDITH H. JONES, Circuit Judge:, Before JONES and DeMOSS, Circuit Judges, and BARZILAY , District Judge.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Curtis B. Stuckey,Stuckey, Garrigan & Castetter, Nacogdoches, TX, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Michael Keith Dollahite, Ritcheson, Dollahite & Lauffer, Tyler, TX, for Defendants-Appellants.