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Evan Young and Scott Keller Evan Young, left, and Scott Keller, right. Photo: Tony Mauro/NLJ

The case of a Colorado 4-year-old girl who was strip searched by a government social worker could prompt the U.S. Supreme Court to take a new look at its “qualified immunity” doctrine that lets officials off the hook in some circumstances when they violate an individual’s civil rights.

Tony Mauro

Tony Mauro, based in Washington, covers the U.S. Supreme Court. A lead writer for ALM's Supreme Court Brief, Tony focuses on the court's history and traditions, appellate advocacy and the SCOTUS cases that matter most to business litigators. Contact him at tmauro@alm.com. On Twitter: @Tonymauro

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