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Fitness-For-Duty Exam For Public-Safety Employee Upheld By Federal Court

By: Darcy L. Proctor Recently, in Christopher See v. Illinois Gaming Board, 2022 WL 831601, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals tossed out a federal lawsuit alleging First Amendment retaliation under 42 U.S.C. §1983 and discrimination in violation of the Americans… Continue Reading →

Qualified Immunity Trumps Excessive Force Claim Where Plaintiff Tried To Ram Officer

Recent events have brought forth media discussions of qualified immunity in the context of the use of deadly force. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed a federal trial court’s grant of a defendant police officer’s motion for summary judgment in… Continue Reading →

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