S.D.Ind.: 911 response to stabbing call had report of others inside; that was exigency

The officer arrived at plaintiff’s house because of a 911 call about a stabbing. A man who had been stabbed was outside and he said it happened inside and there were others. That justified the officer’s entry into the house. Taylor v. Dienhart, 2023 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38480 (S.D. Ind. Mar. 8, 2023).*

Plaintiff can’t overcome qualified immunity here in her excessive force claim. She was actively resisting the officer when force was applied, and no case supports her claim. Grice v. Younger, 2023 U.S. App. LEXIS 5546 (5th Cir. Mar. 8, 2023).*

Dismissal of a prison strip search case without considering reasonableness was error. Cook v. Horsely, 2023 U.S. App. LEXIS 5806 (5th Cir. Mar. 10, 2023).*

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