Thursday, April 06, 2006

Motley Rice achieves settlement in school search and seizure case

Motley Rice LLC obtained federal court preliminary approval of a class settlement with the City of Goose Creek, S.C., the Goose Creek Police Department, the Berkeley County School District and several individuals for allegedly violating approximately 140 students' Fourth Amendment rights during the November 5, 2003, school-authorized search and seizure that involved weapons and police dogs.

The settlement amount is $1.2 million.

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