Category: 2017

Week 51 (2017)

Week of December 18, 2017 through December 22, 2017 Paul Thompson, Jr. v. Commonwealth of Virginia (Gregory 12/18/2017): The Fourth Circuit held that law enforcement officers are not entitled to qualified immunity when they intentionally fail to fasten an inmate’s seatbelt before transporting him and give him a “rough ride.” ...

Week 50 (2017)

Week of December 11, 2017 through December 15, 2017 Adam Darrick Toghill v. Harold W. Clarke (Traxler 12/15/2017): The Fourth Circuit held that Virginia’s anti-sodomy statute, as authoritatively construed by the Supreme Court of Virginia, does not criminalize conduct that the U.S. Supreme Court declared in Lawrence v. Texas to...