Monday Morning Review: Local Governments in the Federal Appellate Courts

Here are last week’s published decisions involving local governments:Alexandria-court

Second Circuit

Seventh Circuit

  • Llovet v. City of Chicago, No. 13-3351 (Aug. 1, 2014): In malicious-prosecution sut alleging officers prepared false police reports against plaintiff, affirming dismissal of suit because mailicious-prosecution suit is permissible only if the state in which plaintiff is prosecuted does not provide an adequate remedy. The court also rules that the Fourth Amendment “does not regulate the length of detentions after a judge or magistrate has determined that there is probably cause to detain a person on a criminal charge.”

Eighth Circuit


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