In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action, arising after Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) officials, with the help of defendant police officers, took plaintiff's children into protective custody without a court order, the district court's denial of qualified immunity to the police officers is reversed where DHS officials made the protective-custody determination and the officers did not violate clearly established law.

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Oct 28, 2019
Buying and selling a home can be a stressful time. A real estate attorney could help alleviate some of the stress. A real estate attorney can help navigate the legalities of a transfer of ownership. A…
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Sep 30, 2019
According to Law.com, search and seizure is defined as an examination of a person’s premises (residence, business, or vehicle) by law enforcement officers looking for evidence of the commission of a crime,…
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Aug 28, 2019
A personal injury happens when a person’s mind, body, or emotions are injured as a result of the negligence or wrongful behavior of another person. An accident can happen in the blink of an eye whether…
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Jul 16, 2019
Georgia laws surrounding legitimation and paternity center on providing ways for fathers to establish legal relationships with their children. This is especially true when a child is born to parents who…
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