Mortimer v. Baca, No. 07-55393
In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action alleging that plaintiffs were wrongfully detained in jail for periods of time ranging from twenty-six to twenty-nine hours after the court had authorized their releases, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where: 1) the district court was not foreclosed on a prior remand from reviewing defendant's proffered evidence concerning deliberate indifference and ruling on the motion for summary judgment on its merits; and 2) given the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department's many affirmative efforts to remedy the problem, the evidence in the record did not support a finding of a policy of deliberate indifference.
Read Mortimer v. Baca, No. 07-55393
Argued and Submitted August 7, 2009
Filed February 5, 2010
Opinion by Judge Callahan
Marion R. Yagman and Joseph Reichmann, Yagman & Yagman & Reichman, Venice Beach, CA
David D. Lawrence, Michael D. Allen and Justin W. Clark, Franscell, Strickland, Roberts & Lawrence, O.C., Glendale, CA
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