At 745: "As a pretrial detainee, plaintiff's excessive force claim is properly analyzed under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment." De minimis impositions do not deny due process. Absent a claim of injury, the slaps were de minimis. There are several citations to slap jurisprudence. See: McClanahan v. City of Moberly, 35 F.Supp.2d 744 (E.D.Mo. 1998).
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|Cite||35 F.Supp.2d 744 (E.D.Mo. 1998)|