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Atwater v. City of Lago Vista
Citation:532 U.S. 318 (2001)
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Atwater (Petitioner) filed a civil-rights lawsuit against the City of Lago Vista (Respondent) after she was arrested for driving without a seatbelt and without her driver’s license and proof of insurance on hand. Although the police officers let Atwater’s children go, they handcuffed her, brought her to the police station, and placed her in a jail cell for an hour.
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