Humphries v. County of Los Angeles (2009)

January 15, 2009

Plaintiffs were falsely accused of abusing their child, found factually innocent but still registered in Child Abuse Central Index; No effective method of removing names from CACI once added; False CACI registration satisfied "stigma-plus" test for deprivation of liberty for due process claim; Procedural safeguards to prevent/correct false CACI registration held insufficient; Granting qualified immunity to law enforcement responsible for CACI registration; Suggesting possibility of Monell liability for county government

Child Abuse & Protection
Civil Claims
Courts & Hearings
Tags: Due Process,

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