United States Seventh Circuit

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Mitchell v. City of Elgin, Illinois, 16-1907

Revived a community college student's claim that she was wrongfully prosecuted for allegedly making anonymous threats against her instructor (a police officer) in a criminal justice class. Held that she might have a viable Fourth Amendment claim under Manuel v. City of Joliet, 137 S. Ct. 911 (2017).

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/01/02


  • Sykes


  • United States Seventh Circuit