ALLEN ARGUES AND WINS BEFORE NINTH CIRCUIT

Plaintiff Mortimer was a detainee at the Los Angeles County Jail pending trial on a rape charge. On August 14, 2000, Mortimer was acquitted by a jury and released from jail twenty nine hours after the entry of a court order authorizing his release. Plaintiff subsequently sued Sheriff Leroy Baca claiming a policy or custom of deliberate indifference which caused a violation of his constitutional right to be Continue reading