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Supreme Court Finds Retaliation Claim May Proceed Even with Probable Cause for Arrest

By Carmen M. Aguado Synopsis: Fane Lozman conceded there was probable cause to support his 2006 arrest at a city council meeting when he ignored a lawful order to leave the podium during the public-comments session. Lozman’s concession that there…

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SCOTUS Watch: Supreme Court Weighs in on Lawsuits Against Federal Officials and Federal Law Enforcement

Many readers are familiar with a Section 1983 claim, which is the vehicle Congress created to bring constitutional claims against state officials.  Until 1971, there was no equivalent for lawsuits against federal officials until the Supreme Court case Bivens v.…