Supreme Court petitioned on police officers’ legal immunity

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    Supreme Court petitioned on police officers’ legal immunity


    James King had no idea that the men who grabbed him and took his wallet were plainclothes officers looking for a fugitive. So he ran off. And when they caught him, he took a monstrous beating. Bystanders also were confused. One called 911 to report the beating, telling a dispatcher: “They’re going to kill this man.” King, 27, was a college student at Grand Valley State in Michigan in 2014 when he was beaten. He sued the officers who arrested him, but a judge tossed out the case, ruling that the officers were entitled to immunity for their actions. King’s ...


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