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Civil Rights — Qualified Immunity Upheld in Strip-Search Suit (access required)

West v. Murphy (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-01-1083, 21 pp.) (Wilkinson, J.) No. 13-2014, Nov. 14, 2014; USDC at Baltimore, Md. (Blake, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: Correctional officers at Baltimore Central Booking & Intake Center who conducted routine strip searches of arrestees have qualified immunity from the arrestees’ claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983; the 4th Circuit ...

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