SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE - CA
By Bob Egelko
A man who was kept in jail for 16 days because of a clerical error, and was brushed off or insulted when he complained to officers, is entitled to damages for negligence. But his civil rights weren’t violated, and the county doesn’t have to pay his attorneys’ fees.
http://blog.sfgate.com/crime/2012/02/28 ... il-rights/