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Hill v. Carroll Cty., 08-60516

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action arising out of plaintiff's daughter's death while she was being driven to jail, summary judgment for defendants is affirmed where defendant-officers' use of a four-point restraint did not itself amount to a constitutional violation.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 10/28/2009
  • Published 10/28/2009

Judges

  • EDITH H. JONES, Chief Judge:, Before JONES, Chief Judge, and STEWART and SOUTHWICK, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Tiffany Gayle Johnson (argued), The Cochran Firm, Memphis, TN, for Hill.

  • For Appellees:
  • Michael Jeffrey Wolf (argued), Jan F. Gadow, Page, Kruger & Holland, Jackson, MS, for Defendants-Appellees.