• Demaree v. Pederson, 887 F.3d 870 (9th Cir. 2018)

    Holding: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that the social workers violated the right of parents and children to live together without governmental interference by taking children away from home without judicial authorization or emergency and that sealing summary judgment order granting qualified immunity to social workers was not warranted.

  • Allah v. Milling, 876 F.3d 48 (2nd Cir. 2017)

    Holding: The Court of Appeals held that prison officials’ assignment of pretrial detainee, Almighty Supreme Born Allah, to administrative segregation violated his substantive due process rights and that the prison officials were entitled to qualified immunity.

  • Latits v. Phillips, 878 F.3d 541 (6th Cir. 2017)

    Holding: Police officer’s use of deadly force on fleeing suspect was objectively unreasonable and violated the Fourth Amendment, but case law was not clearly established, so police officer is entitled to qualified immunity.