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By Mastagni Holstedt A.P.C. | September 1, 2021 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Sixth Circuit Rules Deputies Are Entitled to Summary Judgment on Qualified Immunity

DAVID E. MASTAGNI Partner Mastagni Holstedt, APC In Cunningham v. Shelby County, Tennessee (6th Cir. 2021) 994 F.3d 761, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals highlighted the important benefits officers enjoy from body-worn and dashboard cameras in granting two deputies qualified immunity in this civil case. The appellate court reversed […]

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By Rains, Lucia, Stern, St. Phalle & Silver | September 1, 2021 | Posted in PORAC LDF News

Doug Jones and the Temple of Doom

HARRY S. STERN Managing Principal Rains Lucia Stern St. Phalle & Silver, PC Doug Jones was elated. An arbitrator had ordered the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department to return him to duty. He had been vindicated and couldn’t wait to put on his uniform again. But unbeknownst to him, Doug’s fight […]

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