What is the statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit for false arrest?
Was arrested for five cases of sexual assault. Cases were later dismissed after serving 50 days in county jail. Can I be compensated?
Answered 6 years ago|
The facts as you present them are a bit confusing. Were you sentenced to 50 days, then the cases were dismissed? Were these 5 separate complainants who filed cases of sexual assault against you? Were they adults? Was there cause to keep you in prison and deny bail? Had you ever been convicted or arrested b4 for sexual assualt? Who do you seek to be compensated from? The complainant(s) or the prosecutor? If its the prosecutor, unless you can prove some form of prosecutorial misconduct, they're pretty much shielded bf of their prosecutorial discretion.
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