Thompson v. Clark - Merits Brief

Current Revsion Submitted: Fri, 10/14/2022 - 14:53
Submitted by Jane Clayton on Fri, 10/14/2022 - 11:04

Thompson v. Clark asks whether an individual seized during criminal proceedings in violation of the Fourth Amendment must prove that the criminal proceedings ended in a manner indicative of their innocence before bringing a section 1983 action to redress the violation of their constitutional rights. This brief argues that criminal proceedings terminating in a manner indicating innocence is not a requirement for individuals seeking a 1983 claim.

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