McNight v. Petersen, 137 S.Ct. 2241 (2017)

The district court in McNight had issued qualified immunity to the officers in an excessive force case and was reversed by the Ninth Circuit.The Supreme Court granted a petition for certiorari, vacated the decision of the Ninth Circuit, and remanded for “further consideration in light of White v. Pauly, 137 S.Ct. 548 (2017).”  In White, the case recommended, the Justices criticized other excessive force reversals by appellate courts on grounds of high generalization of qualified immunity.

In McNight the Ninth Circuit has not issued an opinion on the remand since the Supreme Court decided the case in June, 2017.

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