Federal Civil Rights Defense, Bivens Liability

Federal/State Civil Rights

Federal Civil Rights Defense, Bivens Liability

Successful civil litigation defense, in the Western District of Washington, of a civilian Department of Defense (DoD) employee who was wrongfully accused of violating free speech rights of anti-war protesters and making false arrests of anti-war protesters. McKay Chadwell secured dismissal of the Bivens claim and has briefed and argued various aspects of the case before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.