No. 07-16703.

591 F.3d 1232 (2010)

Gregory CLOUTHIER; Ann Clouthier, individually and on behalf of the Estate of Robert John Clouthier, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA; Warren Rupf; Matt Foley, Sheriff's Deputy; Erik Steele; Margaret Blush, sued in their individual capacities and as employees of Contra Costa County, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed January 14, 2010.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Stan Casper and Thomas A. Seaton, Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook, Walnut Creek, CA, attorneys for the appellant.

Janet L. Holmes, Office of County Counsel, Martinez, CA, attorney for the appellees.

Opinion by Judge IKUTA; Partial Concurrence and Partial Dissent by Judge BLOCK.

IKUTA, Circuit Judge:

The plaintiffs in this appeal brought an action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging that a mental health specialist, two sheriff's deputies, and the County of Contra Costa violated the Fourteenth Amendment due process rights of their son, Robert Clouthier, by failing to prevent his suicide while he was in pretrial detention. The district court granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants. We...

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