FINSEL v. CRUPPENINK, 02-2223
A county sheriff deputy was not entitled to qualified immunity in a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action, as he should have known that he could not lawfully break down a door and forcibly enter plaintiff's motel room under the circumstances.
- Argued 02/14/2003
- Decided 04/21/2003
- Published 04/21/2003
- TERENCE T. EVANS, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and DIANE P. WOOD and EVANS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellees:
- John H. Otto (argued), Zimmerly, Gadau, Selin & Otto, Champaign, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellee., Michael W. Condon, Dana M. Shannon (argued), Hervas, Sotos, Condon & Bersani, for Itasca, IL, for Defendant-Appellant.