The claim is not barred by collateral estoppel either. The district court's reading of the state court trial record indicates that his conviction was based on fleeing the scene and not on what happened later, when he says he was beaten. A lawful arrest may be effectuated in an unlawful manner. See: Martinez v. City of Albuquerque, 184 F.3d 1123 (10th Cir. 1999).
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Martinez v. City of Albuquerque
|Cite||184 F.3d 1123 (10th Cir. 1999)|
|Level||Court of Appeals|