Cases

Euna Robinson v. James Pack

Case Number:
34340
Case Date:
07-04-2009
Case Issue:

The circuit court presents the following certified questions:

a. Is a governmental official entitled to an immediate appeal of the denial of a motion for summary judgment that is based upon qualified immunity? Answer: Yes.

b. Are the alleged subjective motivations of a police officer relevant to an analysis of the reasonableness of an entry into a residence, the detention of the occupant of the residence, and the alleged use of force upon the occupant? Answer: Yes.

c. Is a supervising police officer civilly liable for the alleged wrongful conduct of his or her subordinate officers? Answer: Yes.