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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Jun 02, 2020
Divorce and child custody are trying situations even in the best of times. If your former partner refuses to follow a court order, the problems only multiply. The court hands down decisions after careful…
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May 04, 2020
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Apr 03, 2020
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Mar 16, 2020
If you are an up-and-coming recording artist, record companies and producers may start approaching you to sign with their label.
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