Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Gigi A. Gilbert (argued), Attorney, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
Gregory S. Mathews (argued), Jody Knight , Attorneys, Ancel, Glink, Diamond, Bush, DiCianni & Krafthefer, P.C., G. Christopher Slick (argued), Attorney, Tribler Orpett & Meyer, P.C., Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.
Before MANION, ROVNER, and SYKES, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.
SYKES, Circuit Judge.
Police officers went to Patricia Clarett's home in Lansing, Illinois, early one morning to question her sons about a burglary that had occurred overnight in nearby Lynwood, Illinois. A confrontation ensued and escalated quickly. One of the officers Tasered Clarett three times, and the officers arrested her for obstruction and resisting arrest. Those charges were subsequently dropped, and Clarett sued the officers under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging...
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