United States Fifth Circuit

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PRICE v. ROARK, 00-60589

Where there is any valid reason for arrest, a law enforcement officer is entitled to qualified immunity from charges of false arrest and malicious prosecution on additional arrest charges later determined to be invalid.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/18/2001
  • Published 07/18/2001


  • E. GRADY JOLLY, Circuit Judge:, Before JOLLY, SMITH and DeMOSS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellees:
  • Charles M. Merkel,Merkel & Cocke, Clarksdale, MS, for Plaintiff-Appellee., David Daniel O'Donnell, Howorth O'Donnell Walsh, Walter Alan Davis, Holcomb Dunbar, Oxford, MS, for Defendant-Appellant.