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United States v. City of Detroit, Michigan, and Detroit Police Department
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Case No. 03-72258 (2003)
The United States government (plaintiff) brought a civil suit against Detroit and the Detroit Police Department (defendants) under 42 U.S.C. § 14141, alleging that the police continuously violated citizens’ constitutional rights through use of excessive force, false arrests, illegal detentions, and poor confinement conditions. The parties sought to enter a consent judgment that would remediate these constitutional violations.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Cook, J.)
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