CA7: Trying and losing a 4A claim in state court precludes § 1983 case over same issue

Plaintiff was arrested for drunk driving and convicted in local court after raising his Fourth Amendment claim there. He sued everybody involved in his arrest. The court finds him precluded from relitigating it in federal court under § 1983. Novotny v. City of Wauwatosa, 2019 U.S. App. LEXIS 32888 (7th Cir. Nov. 4, 2019).

The officer had reasonable suspicion on the totality, but defendant also consented to the extension of the stop. United States v. Tribett, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 190403 (N.D. W.Va. Oct. 1, 2019),* adopted, United States v. Tribett, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 189007 (N.D. W.Va. Oct. 31, 2019).*

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