Case: Castle Rock V. Gonzales

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Name of the Case: Castle Rock v. Gonzales 2. Citation: 545 U.S. 748 3. Date Decided: 2005 4. Facts: Jessica Lenahan-Gonzales obtained a permanent restraining order for herself and her children against her husband during the process of her divorce from him. Approximately 18 days later, the husband violated the order by taking possession of his three daughters. Jessica called police multiple times and made in-person visits to the police station in Castle Rock, but because she had let the husband take the children during unspecified times in the past, the police took no action. The following day, the husband showed up to the Castle Rock Police Department and was killed in a shootout with the police. The bodies of his three daughters were found

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