No. 21-11187.

51 F.4th 1348 (2022)

Lynette CHRISTMAS, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. HARRIS COUNTY, GEORGIA, Sheriff Robert Michael Jolley, Individually and in his capacity as Sheriff of Harris County, Georgia, Defendants-Appellees, Thomas Carl Pierson, Individually, Defendant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

Filed: October 28, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jonathan P. Sexton , Sexton Law Firm, LLC, McDonough, GA, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Kenneth Drew Jones , Five Star Automotive Group, Atlanta, GA, Russell A. Britt , Pearson K. Cunningham , Attorney, Hall Booth Smith, PC, Atlanta, GA, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before Rosenbaum and Jill Pryor, Circuit Judges, and Altman, District Judge.

In 2016, our Appellant—Lynette Christmas —was sexually assaulted by Thomas Pierson, a deputy sheriff in Harris County, Georgia, who's now serving an eight-year prison term. In the part of this civil-rights lawsuit that's before us, Christmas has sued Harris County and Robert Jolley, the Sheriff of Harris County...

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