Case Summary: Lu v. Boston College, 12-cv-10326-WGY, (D. Mass.)
This is a case about the allegedly unconstitutional search and seizure of a young man on three different occasions by, respectively, campus police, a private security company, and two Boston police officers, which infringed upon his rights under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. It was filed and is being handled pro se (by the young man without an attorney to represent him).
In the first incident, Lu alleges that, in February 2009, more than a dozen members of campus police of Boston College violated his rights by “setting upon him” for hours. Trial in this matter is set for February 11, 2013.
In the second incident, Lu alleges that, in May 2010, four security officers employed by Longwood Security Services, Inc. questioned him at a housing development in Boston and, when he wouldn’t answer their questions, wrongfully arrested and searched him. A trial date has not yet been set.
In the third incident, Lu alleges that, in June 2011, two Boston Police Department officers, England and Horgan, wrongfully arrested and searched him for 30 minutes. The video is of a hearing on the Motions to Dismiss filed by England and Horgan. The court denied the motions and ordered the case to go to trial on February 4, 2013.
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