CA3: Federal court should abstain from entering state court red-flag proceeding

Federal court should abstain under Younger from a state red-flag law proceeding to remove firearms from the plaintiff. Greco v. Bruck, 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 33660 (3d Cir. Nov. 12, 2021).

Defendant’s being in an alley known for druggies and seen with drug paraphernalia at his feet was reasonable suspicion. His alternative argument as to what it could show doesn’t undermine reasonable suspicion. State v. Goddard, 2021 UT App 124, 2021 Utah App. LEXIS 125 (Nov. 12, 2021).

Defendant officer was not entitled to qualified immunity for seizing plaintiff’s dogs by shooting them to death during a security check where they alleged the dogs posed no threat. Lemay v. Mays, 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 33758 (8th Cir. Nov. 15, 2021).

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