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Constitutional Torts: Stout v. Town of Tonawanda Police Department

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Constitutional Torts Right of Privacy — Mental Health Stout v. Town of Tonawanda Police Department 09-CV-261 Judge Skretny Background: Plaintiff David Stout commenced this action in New York State Supreme Court on ...

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Constitutional Torts: Rotundo v. Village of Yorkville

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York Constitutional Torts Public Employment — First Amendment Retaliation Rotundo v. Village of Yorkville 09-CV-1262 Judge Hurd Background: Plaintiffs Benedict Rotundo Jr. and Kelly Rotundo bring this action against defendants Village of Yorkville, ...

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Constitutional Torts: Picciano v. McLoughlin

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York Constitutional Torts Evidence — Prejudice — Credibility Picciano v. McLoughlin 07-CV-781 Judge Suddaby Background: Currently before the court, in this civil rights action filed by Richard J. Picciano against City of Auburn ...

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Constitutional Torts: Nieves v. County of Monroe

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Constitutional Torts Malicious Prosecution Nieves v. County of Monroe 08-CV-6538 Judge Larimer Background: Plaintiff, Pablo Nieves and his wife commenced this action against the County of Monroe, the City of Rochester, New ...

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Constitutional Torts: Mustafa v. Syracuse City School District

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York Constitutional Torts Religious Freedom Mustafa v. Syracuse City School District 05-CV-813 Judge Scullin Background: On June 29, 2004, plaintiff Abdul-Raoof Mustafa, f/k/a Randolph Thompson, filed an action asserting a First Amendment retaliation ...

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Constitutional Torts: MacFall v. City of Rochester

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Constitutional Torts Public Employment MacFall v. City of Rochester 09-CV-6113 Judge Larimer Background: The action is rooted in an altercation involving two groups of people and several officers of the Rochester Police ...

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Constitutional Torts: Dewitt v. City of Troy

U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York Constitutional Torts False Arrest Dewitt v. City of Troy 09-CV-16 Judge McAvoy Background: Plaintiffs Jamel DeWitt and Marquese Hill commenced an instant action against the defendants, asserting claims pursuant to 42 U.S.C. ...

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Constitutional Torts: Yevstifeev v. Steve

U.S. District Court, WDNY Constitutional Torts State Actor Requirement-Independent Court Reporter Yevstifeev v. Steve 08-CV-6476 Judge Larimer Background: Plaintiffs Igor Yevstifeev and his wife, Sviatlana Harnizonava proceeding pro se, bring action against the Town of Brighton Police Department, its police ...

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Constitutional Torts: Emmerling v. Town of Richmond

U.S. District Court, Western District of New York Constitutional Torts Government Employment Emmerling v. Town of Richmond 09-CV-6418 Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff alleges the Town of Richmond, Supervisor Ralph Angelo and Town Board Member John Luther, together with a ...

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