United States Seventh Circuit

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THOMPSON v. WAGNER, 02-1918

Sheriff's department members were not entitled to summary judgment on qualified immunity grounds in a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 claim, where reasonable officers would not believe that probable cause to arrest existed, and arrest on an obstruction theory also fails.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/13/2003
  • Published 02/13/2003

Judges

  • EVANS, Circuit Judge., Before COFFEY, EVANS, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Edward M. Fox (argued), Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Fred M. Morelli, Jr., Aurora, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.