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Qualified Immunity

A man may pursue part of his civil rights suit accusing police officers in Waco, Texas, of beating him to the point where he was “bleeding profusely” after he refused to provide his ID when he was pulled over for changing lanes without signaling fast enough, a federal court in Texas ruled, finding a further development of the facts is required to determine whether qualified immunity is entitled.

WACO, Texas — A man may pursue part of his civil rights suit accusing police officers in Waco, Texas, of beating him to the point where he was “bleeding profusely” after he refused to provide his ID when he was pulled over for changing lanes without signaling fast enough, a federal court in Texas ruled. Further development of the facts is required to determine whether qualified immunity is entitled.

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