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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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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Feb 20, 2020
Georgia enforces strict penalties, including fines, jail time and driver’s license restrictions, for motorists who are convicted of drunk driving.
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Feb 20, 2020
The Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, by words identical to The Constitution of the State of Georgia, Article 1, Section 1, paragraph 13, protects citizens against unreasonable searches and seizures.…
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Feb 06, 2020
Distracted driving is an issue that consistently tops the list of contributing factors in vehicle accidents on Georgia’s roads.
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