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Hampton v. Oktibbeha County Sheriff Dep't, 06-60223

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 case brought by a school director who was arrested after he requested to see an arrest warrant for a student an officer brought when he entered the school, denial of qualified immunity to four law enforcement officers is reversed as to all but one deputy where those officers were not liable as a matter of law for the deputy's procurement of the warrant.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/26/2007
  • Published 02/27/2007


  • EDITH BROWN CLEMENT, Circuit Judge:, Before REAVLEY, STEWART and CLEMENT, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Fifth Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Linda A. Hampton (argued), Hampton & Associates, DeKalb, MS, for Hampton.

  • For Appellees:
  • Sidney Ray Hill, III (argued), David Daniel O'Donnell, Clayton, O'Donnell & Walsh, Oxford, MS, for Defendants-Appellants.