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Stoot v. Everett, No. 07-35425

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action alleging a wrongful interrogation, summary judgment for defendants is affirmed in part where the pertinent law on plaintiff's Fourth Amendment claim was not clearly established at the time of the violations. However, the ruling is reversed in part where defendants coerced incriminating statements from plaintiff in violation of the Fifth Amendment.

Read Stoot v. Everett, No. 07-35425

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted March 12, 2009

Filed August 13, 2009


Opinion by Judge Berzon


For Appellants:

Michael J. Andrews, Cogdill Nichols Rein Wartelle Andrews, Everett, WA

For Appellees:

Robert L. Christie, Christie Law Group, PLLC, Seattle, WA