Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Fifth Circuit says that a foreign national in a foreign land can sue an American law enforcement officer under the Fifth Amendment.

English: CBP Patrol Agent badge
English: CBP Patrol Agent badge (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
A dead Mexican's mom is allowed by the U.S. Court of Appeals to proceed with her wrongful death civil-rights action against the border patrol officer who fired from American soil and killed her son across the border.  Fifth Amendment due-process rights transcend the border, saith the appellate panel.

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