Winfrey v. Pikett, No. 16-20728 (5th Cir. 2017)Annotate this Case
Plaintiff filed suit against Texas law enforcement officers under 42 U.S.C. 1983, alleging violation of her due process rights during a murder investigation. The Fifth Circuit dismissed Deputy Keith Pikett's appeal of the district court's denial of his motion for summary judgment based on qualified immunity. The court held that it lacked appellate jurisdiction because of material factual disputes concerning qualified immunity.