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Case No. 18-2030

Robert Gannon
v.
John Halferty, Jasper County Sheriff, acting in his individual and official capacities, and Jasper County, Iowa

Appellant

Robert Gannon

Appellee

John Halferty, Jasper County Sheriff, acting in his individual and official capacities, and Jasper County, Iowa

Attorneys for Appellant

Michael Keller

Attorneys for Appellee

Jason C. Palmer and Thomas M. Boes

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
18-2030
Date Published:
Apr 15, 2020
Summary

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Marion County, Martha L. Mertz, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Heard by Doyle, P.J., and Tabor and Schumacher, JJ.  Opinion by Schumacher, J.  (12 pages)

            Plaintiff appeals the district court’s grant of summary judgment in favor of defendant. OPINION HOLDS: We affirm summary judgment against plaintiff granted by the district court based on defendants’ affirmative defense of substantial truth, and we also affirm on the basis of qualified privilege.

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