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Okorie v. Crawford, 18-60335

Held that a state medical board investigator was entitled to qualified immunity for allegedly detaining a physician for three to four hours during the execution of a search warrant at a medical clinic, in a case involving suspected overprescribing of opioids. The physician brought this civil rights suit alleging violation of his Fourth Amendment rights.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/04/12

Judges

  • Costa

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel