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United States

5 April 2002

Los Angeles Times

An appeals court has cleared the way for a civil suit to proceed against two Claremont police officers who killed an 18-year-old man three years ago. Tracy Lee sued the city and the officers who shot her son, Irvin Landrum Jr., during a traffic stop. The mother of one of Landrum's two daughters joined in the wrongful-death suit. In a ruling made public Thursday, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals found enough inconsistencies in the case to... (

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