Criminal proceedings reach “favorable termination” when they end without conviction

A plaintiff bringing a damages claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for constitutional violations arising in the criminal-justice process “need only show that his prosecution ended without a conviction” and not “with some affirmative indication of innocence,” Justice Brett Kavanaugh wrote for a six-justice majority … Continue reading Criminal proceedings reach “favorable termination” when they end without conviction