Police officers who were found to have used excessive force against each other in altercation at scene of arrest, allowed civil liberties.

February 1, 2011

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78 Civil RightsPolice officers who were found to have used excessive force against each other in altercation at scene of arrest, during which both were in plain clothes and neither knew other was police officer, were not precluded from recovering on their respective constitutional claims raised under ยง 1983.
Graham v. Davis, 880 F.2d 1414 (D.C. Cir. 1989)

Suggested by Paul J. Donovan; State Law Librarian; Vermont State Library; Montpelier, VT