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Family of boy killed by Border Patrol can't sue agent in U.S., court rules
Family of boy killed by Border Patrol can't sue agent in U.S., court rules

A U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed a Mexican teenager when he fired across the border from Texas into Mexico cannot be sued in U.S. courts by the boy’s family, a federal appeals court ruled.  The unanimous ruling was issued Friday by the full 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, reversing most of an earlier 2-1 ruling by a three-judge panel of the court. The border agent's lawyer said the opinion vindicated his client. An attorney for the teen's family said they hadn't decided whether to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. “We leave for others to decide whether this court has lost its moral bearings,” attorney Marion Reilly said in a written...

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