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TennesseeFalse Arrest Lawyers in Tennessee

False arrest is a common law tort brought in state or federal court by a person who alleges that he was held in custody without probable cause or other legal authority.

Police officers and other law enforcement officers are often shielded from false abuse lawsuits through a legal process known as qualified immunity.

Qualified immunity does not cover the most egregious cases in which the law enforcement officers have violated "clearly established law."

Because of the protections provided through qualified immunity, most false arrest claims involve lawsuits against private security firms and loss prevention officers employed by retail establishments.

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Valerie Epstein

Valerie Epstein
Epstein Law Firm
724 Cherry Street
Chattanooga, TN 37402
Valerie Epstein is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended Tennessee College of Law... read more >

James W. Friauf

James W. Friauf
Law Office of James W. Friauf, PLLC
9724 Kingston Pike Suite 104
Knoxville, TN 37922
Licensed for 11 years, James W. Friauf is a Employment Law and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Troy Bowlin

Troy Bowlin
The Bowlin Law Firm
400 W 1st N Street
Morristown, TN 37814
Licensed for 12 years, Troy Bowlin is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Appalachian School of Law... read more >
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The NPAP is a project of the National Lawyers Guild to help attorneys devoted to ending police misconduct by assisting its members with training and support, educating the public, and coordinated legal action.



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