Chp 3 cases.docx - Chapter 3 Ashcroft v Iqbal Javaid Iqbal was a Pakistani Muslim that was detained in the wake of 9\/11 The Plaintiff claimed that he

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Chapter 3 Ashcroft v. Iqbal Javaid Iqbal was a Pakistani Muslim that was detained in the wake of 9/11. The Plaintiff claimed that he was deprived of various constitutional protections while in federal custody. The complaint alleged that he was subjected to harsh condition of confinement on account of his race, religion, or national origin. Riley v. Willis (1991, pg 66) Juanita Willis and her sister were walking a dog and the dog was not on a leash. When Riley pulled up to them, after slowing down, the dog darted in front of the truck. Juanita reached out to grab the dog and was struck by the truck. Willis filed suit against Riley, alleging that Riley’s negligence was the cause of her injuries. Riley raised the defense of contributory negligence. At the close of the evidence the judge allowed a Florida statute detailing the special duty of a motorist to avoid obstructions in the roadway. However, the judge did not allow instructions concerning a county ordinance that required people to keep their dogs on a leash. The jury found Riley 60% for Juanita’s injuries and appealed. Riley asserted that the trial judge should not have included the jury instruction about the motorist’s special duty to avoid obstructions. This directed the jury characterize Juanita as an obstruction that Riley was obligated to avoid. The accident happened once Juanita was out of his sight so there’s no way he could have known to avoid her. According to the argument, she
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