Court: No 'Deliberate Indifference' by Officials in Sexual Assault Case

, Texas Lawyer


The 5th Circuit has dismissed an unusual civil rights case in which the plaintiff alleges that several law enforcement officials -- including the Brown County District Attorney -- failed to protect her from a predator and used her as "sexual bait" to strengthen their prosecutorial case.

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  • James Smith

    Deliberate indifference, is a phrase created by The Supreme Court of the United States, parenthesizing an act that has no real lee way for the proper assertion. Their understanding of such an act, by a public official or agent. Is held to the type of demeanor that the person has during any certain circumstances, when a victim is being abused, beaten, raped, or even murdered. That term and its judicial definition has created so many civil cases to be undermined in favor of the policing agencies of this nation. Coupled with all the immunity packages given to judicial, prosecutor's, law enforcement, game wardens, fire fighters, and prison guards. Makes for a farce.
    The judicial rulings of this nation have too many name game's. That preclude seriously included evident and proof of wrong doing. Suing someone in court, has become a fiasco of parenthesized word combinations. If you cannot fit your case with in their selective Brackets, your hard core evidence has no merit. You lose.

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