United States Ninth Circuit

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Reese v. County of Sacramento, 16-16195

Affirming a district court decision granting the defense's post-verdict motion for judgment as a matter of law on the issue of qualified immunity in a suit alleging excessive deadly force, reversing a sua sponte post-verdict decision granting summary judgment to the defense on the plaintiff's California Bane Act claim, and affirming the denial of defense requests for post-trial relief in a case where a deputy shot a man when they responded to an anonymous 911 call and the plaintiff answered the door holding a large knife.

Appellate Information

  • Argued
  • Submitted
  • Decided
  • Published 2018/04/23




  • United States Ninth Circuit


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