Nos. 79-1244, 80-1383.

820 F.2d 1245 (1987)

Josiah HAYNESWORTH and Fred Hancock, Appellants, v. Frank P. MILLER, Chief, Law Enforcement Section, Office of the Corporation Counsel, et al., Appellees. (Two Cases)

United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.

Decided May 29, 1987.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Edward L. Genn, with whom J. Stuart Lemle, Washington, D.C., was on the brief, for appellants.

David P. Sutton, Asst. Corp. Counsel, with whom Judith W. Rogers, Corp. Counsel, Charles L. Reischel, Deputy Corp. Counsel, and Martin L. Grossman, Asst. Corp. Counsel, Washington, D.C., were on the brief, for appellees, District of Columbia, et al. Leo N. Gorman, Asst. Corp. Counsel, Washington, D.C., also entered an appearance for appellees District of Columbia, et al.

L. Mark Winston, with whom Stuart L. Bindeman, Washington, D.C., was on the brief, for appellee Gildon.

Before ROBINSON, Circuit Judge, WRIGHT, Senior Circuit Judge, and VAN PELT, Senior District Judge.

Opinion for the Court filed by Circuit Judge ROBINSON.

Concurring Opinion filed by Senior District Judge VAN PELT.

ROBINSON, Spottswood W., III, Circuit Judge:

Josiah Haynesworth and Fred Hancock brought this Bivens action1 for alleged violations of their First, Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights by the District of Columbia and several of its officials.2 Appellants aver that they were...


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