Bielanski v. County of Kane, 07-1928
Civil rights suit brought by a girl falsely accused of molesting a child was properly dismissed where: 1) her summons before the juvenile court and subjection to minimal pre-trial restrictions did not constitute a seizure for Fourth Amendment purposes; and 2) the government's decision to go to trial would not have been affected by the evidence allegedly withheld by the prosecution.
- Argued 04/04/2008
- Decided 12/18/2008
- Published 12/18/2008
- ROVNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, KANNE and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Sheldon B. Nagelberg (argued), St. Charles, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Joseph F. Lulves, Elizabeth K. Flood (argued), Office of the State's Attorney of Kane County, Geneva, IL, for Defendants-Appellees., Sunil Bhave (argued), Office of the Attorney General, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee, Kathryn Byrne.