Criminal Defense of Immigrants


§ 22.40 G. Illegal Arrest

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Arrests for violation of protective orders must be examined to determine whether they were lawfully conducted.  For example, the arresting officer may make an illegal arrest if s/he does so without learning the exact terms of the protection order before making an arrest for its violation.[180]

[180] Beier v. City of Lewiston, 354 F.3d 1058 (9th Cir. Jan. 14, 2004).