Joe Longfellow obtains a Partial Summary Judgment in federal civil rights case

April 19, 2017 |

On April 19, 2017, the Northern District granted partial summary judgment in a state and federal civil rights case, wherein the Plaintiff was alleging claims for false arrest, excessive force and battery.  The Court found the deputy sheriff was entitled to qualified and sovereign immunity on the false arrest claims.  The Court denied summary judgment on the excessive force claim because there was an alleged disputed issue of material fact.  

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