In a Bivens action claiming that Defendant Secret Service agents violated plaintiffs' First Amendment rights when they ordered the relocation of a demonstration, denial of defendants' motion to dismiss based on qualified immunity is reversed where the bald allegation of impermissible motive on the agents' part, standing alone, was conclusory and was therefore not entitled to an assumption of truth.
Argued and Submitted October 24, 2008
Submission Vacated and Deferred December 17, 2008
Resubmitted June 25, 2009
Filed July 16, 2009
Opinion by Judge Tashima