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Swanson v. Mountain View, No. 08-1105

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action alleging that traffic police for a town issued tickets for infractions committed outside the town's boundaries, denial of qualified immunity for defendants is reversed where the traffic stops outside municipal boundaries did not violate clearly established Fourth Amendment law at the time of the violations.

Read Swanson v. Mountain View, No. 08-1105

Appellate Information

Filed August 19, 2009


Opinion by Judge Tymkovich


For Appellants:

Eric M. Ziporin, Senter Goldfarb & Rice, L.L.C., Denver, CO

For Appellees:

Althea S. Licht, Killmer, Lane & Newman, LLP, Denver, CO