United States Eighth Circuit

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GREGOIRE v. WEBER, 00-1255

Jail officer's actions after single phone call that plaintiff's decedent threatened suicide did not constitute deliberate indifference to decedent's Eighth Amendment rights, given absence of information about decedent's allegedly suicidal tendencies, and entitled officer to qualified immunity on deliberate indifference claim.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/29/2000
  • Published 12/29/2000

Judges

  • BEAM, Circuit Judge., Before BEAM, HANSEN, and MORRIS SHEPPARD ARNOLD, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Eighth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • James E. Moore, argued, Sioux Falls, South Dakota (William G. Beck, on the brief), for Defendants/Appellants., John P. Peterson, argued, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, for Plaintiffs/Appellees.