D.C. v. Wesby: "Lurid Optics" Overwhelm Case

In District of Columbia v. Wesby (U.S. Supreme Court, Jan. 22, 2018), the claim was false arrest.  The result was 9-0 in favor of the police (the District of Columbia's Metropolitan Police Department).  Apparently the arrestees conceded the unfavorable facts initially in their opposition to the petition for writ of certiorari.  As a result, the arrestees waived their right to challenge those facts later in their merits brief, under the Supreme Court’s Rule 15.2. 

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