Tag:Qualified immunity

Court Opinions: 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion for Nov. 15

A 10th Circuit panel out of Kansas City, Kansas, concluded a district court correctly denied qualified immunity in a Fourth Amendment case.

Court Opinions: 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion from Nov. 9

The 10th Circuit reversed a district court decision denying qualified immunity to a police officer, but ruled the officer violated the Fourth Amendment rights of a person under arrest.

Arvada Police Sued Over Shooting of Johnny Hurley a Year After His Death

The case relies on a police reform bill passed in 2020 that allows suits against officers based on violations of the state constitution.

Suit Against Detectives Involved in Dismissed Murder Conviction Allowed to Proceed by 10th Circuit

The 10th Circuit ruled a civil lawsuit brought against detectives whose investigation led to a wrongful conviction may proceed.

Court Opinions: 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion from May 25

The 10th Circuit found a deputy and medical personnel shouldn’t have been granted qualified immunity in a wrongful death case.

Up & Coming Lawyers 2022: Hailey Perkins

Hailey Perkins, in her fifth year at Stinson LLP, applies a life-long curiosity to her focus in employment litigation.

10th Circuit Revives 1993 World Trade Center Attacker’s Religious Rights Case

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals last week revived a convicted terrorist's lawsuit alleging he was denied daily group prayer in prison.

Kansas High School Dance Coach Not Covered by Qualified Immunity in Race Discrimination Suit, 10th Circuit Rules

A high school dance coach was not protected by qualified immunity for her part in a team-wide “boycott” of a Black student.