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Horton v. City of Santa Maria, 15-56339

Held that a mother could proceed with California law claims against a police officer and municipal defendants after her teenage son was seriously injured when he attempted to hang himself while in pretrial detention. Affirmed the denial of summary judgment in relevant part, in this case involving the right to medical care while in custody.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/02/01


  • Berzon


  • United States Ninth Circuit