No. 15-14373.

852 F.3d 1035 (2017)

Treneshia DUKES, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Nicholas DEATON, in his individual capacity, Steve Branham, in his individual and supervisory capacity, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

January 26, 2017.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mario Bernard Williams , Williams Oinonen, LLC, David E. Betts , Betts & Associates, Danielle T. Davis , The Grant Bldg, Atlanta, GA, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Jack Reynolds Hancock , Arash Ali Sabzevari , Forest Park, GA, Wayne Steven Melnick , Freeman Mathis & Gary, LLP, Brian Richard Dempsey , Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A., Atlanta, GA, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before WILLIAM PRYOR, and ROSENBAUM, Circuit Judges, and UNGARO, District Judge.

This appeal requires that we decide whether a police officer who threw a diversionary device, known colloquially as a "flashbang," into a dark room occupied by two sleeping individuals, without first visually inspecting the room, is entitled to qualified immunity against a complaint of excessive force, 42 U.S.C. §...

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