Thursday, December 3, 2009
Ooops! Our Bad!
Mobile, Alabama US District Judge William Steele ruled in favor of the three officers involved in the mis-identification, arrest and prosecution of Ms. Garrett, dismissing Ms. Garrett's civil lawsuit. Judge Steele while expressing outrage over the process that ensnared this poor woman nonetheless held the three officers were entitled to immunity from a civil lawsuit.
Sometimes there is no remedy, even when gross errors are perpetrated by persons who have a duty to know better. For more: http://blog.al.com/live/2009/12/court_rules_for_officers_who_a.html