No. 77-2418.

624 F.2d 695 (1980)

Mrs. Jimmie Lue WILLIAMS, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Douglas E. KELLEY and Floyd Carlton McIntyre, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

August 22, 1980.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert H. Stroup, Atlanta, Ga., for plaintiff-appellant.

Joe Salem, Atlanta, Ga., for defendants-appellees.

Before GODBOLD, HILL and POLITZ, Circuit Judges.

JAMES C. HILL, Circuit Judge:

In the early morning of November 29, 1973, Virgil Williams, Jr. was lawfully arrested and taken to the Atlanta Police station. Apparently intoxicated, Williams was violent and unruly. At the police station, Williams successfully refused to be handcuffed. Once inside, he resisted efforts to take his fingerprints, and an ensuing scuffle was subdued only through the efforts of at least four officers. Williams was forcibly carried to a locked...


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