Nos. 86-5754, 86-6024.

857 F.2d 330 (1988)

William D. EVANS, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. James H. DETLEFSEN, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit.

Decided September 15, 1988.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James L. Charles, William L. Parker, Jr., William L. Parker, Jr. (argued) Legal Advisor MPD, Nashville, Tenn., for defendant-appellant.

Ronald McNutt (argued), Richard H. Dinkins, Richard Dinkins, Nashville, Tenn., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before LIVELY, MILBURN and RYAN, Circuit Judges.

RYAN, Circuit Judge.

This is a case about making a federal case out of a traffic ticket.

After the traffic court dismissed the ticket, the ticketed driver sued the ticketing police officer for violating the driver's first, fourth, and fourteenth amendment federal constitutional rights, and for assault and battery, false arrest, malicious prosecution, outrageous conduct, and invasion of privacy. The case is, among other things, an eloquent testimonial to one...

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