Holder v. Town of Sandown, No. 08-1582 - Civil Rights Law - U.S. First Circuit
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Holder v. Town of Sandown, No. 08-1582

In plaintiff's section 1983 action against the town and employees arising from his arrest for simple assault of his estranged wife, grant of defendants' motion for summary judgment is affirmed as an officer had sufficient information to conclude that the state offense of simple assault had taken place, and as such, there was no violation of the Fourth Amendment.  

Read Holder v. Town of Sandown, No. 08-1582

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire

Decided October 29, 2009

Judges

Before:  Lynch, Chief Judge, Torruella, Ripple, Circuit Judges

Opinion by Ripple, Circuit Judge

Counsel

For Appellant:  Sven D. Wiberg and Wiberg Law Office

For Appellee:   Brian J.S. Cullen and CullenCollimore, PLLC