Thursday, February 26, 2004

Supreme Court denies qualified immunity in seach warrant case

In Groh v. Ramirez, issued on Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court held that an ATF officer was not entitled to qualified immunity for the violation of the plaintiffs' Fourth Amendment rights resulting from the execution of an invalid search warrant, where the warrant did not satisfy the requirement that it must particularly describe the person or things to be seized.

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