Category: Judgments and Settlements

By Scott Limmer

An attorneys blog about criminal law and procedure, college discipline, Title IX and cases of Interest

Body Searches of High Schoolers Bring Indictments for Sheriff, Deputies

Warrantless Body Searches Leave Teens Traumatized A warrantless drug search of all 900 students at a southern Georgia high school has brought a multi-million-dollar court settlement to be paid to the students, and a grand jury indictment for the county sheriff and two deputies. Early one mid-April morning, the students and staff of Worth County […]

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Relative Handful of Cops Involved in Chicago’s Misconduct Outlays

Maybe the sums paid for police misconduct awards should be paid out of that law enforcement agency’s budget? If you ran a business which regularly had to pay out significant sums to settle lawsuits over alleged misconduct by your employees, what might you want to do to address that? Wouldn’t you want to know which […]

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