No. 16-15118.

884 F.3d 1290 (2018)

Austin GATES, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. Hassan KHOKHAR, individually, J. Brauninger, individually, James Wayne Whitmire, individually, Officers of the City of Atlanta Police Department, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

March 13, 2018.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gerald Richard Weber, Jr. , Law Offices of Gerry Weber, LLC, Atlanta, GA, Cynthia L. Counts , Duane Morris, LLP, Atlanta, GA, Daniel J. Grossman , Daniel J. Grossman Law Office, Atlanta, GA, for Plaintiff-Appellee.

Laura Sauriol Burton , Cathy Hampton , Maiysha R. Rashad , Robin Joy Shahar , Alisha Irene Wyatt-Bullman , City of Atlanta Law Department, Atlanta, GA, for Defendants-Appellants.

Before JULIE CARNES, EDMONDSON, Circuit Judges, and WILLIAMS, District Judge.

This action arises from Plaintiff Austin Gates's arrest for violating Georgia's mask statute, O.C.G.A. § 16-11-38, during a protest in downtown Atlanta on November 26, 2014. Plaintiff alleges that he was arrested without probable cause in violation of the Fourth Amendment, and that this flawed arrest also violated...

Let's get started

Welcome to the leading source of independent legal reporting
Sign on now to see your case.
Or view more than 10 million decisions and orders.

  • Updated daily.
  • Uncompromising quality.
  • Complete, Accurate, Current.

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases