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Tag Archives: malicious prosecution

Bus monitor sues Hilton school district

A former bus monitor in the Hilton Central School District who says she was treated unfairly by the district after an incident involving two unruly boys is suing the district in federal court. Plaintiff Linda Lagorio had been working in ...

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Second Circuit – Malicious Prosecution: Coggins v. Buonora, et al.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – Malicious Prosecution – Perjury – Absolute and Qualified Immunity   Coggins v. Buonora, et al. 13-4635 Judges Cabranes, Wesley and Hall   Background: The plaintiff commenced an action against two police ...

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Fourth Department — Malicious Prosecution: Kirchner v. County of Niagara, et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Malicious Prosecution Immunity — Evaluating Evidence vs. Conducting Investigation Kirchner v. County of Niagara, et al. CA 12-02015 Appealed from Supreme Court, Niagara County Background: The plaintiff commenced a malicious prosecution action after he was arrested and ...

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Second Circuit — Malicious Prosecution: Marshall v. Randall

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Malicious Prosecution Grand Jury Testimony — Jury Instructions Marshall v. Randall 12-2479-cv Judges Walker, Lynch and Carney Background: The defendants appealed from a judgment finding them liable for false arrest, malicious prosecution, and violation ...

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WDNY — Malicious Prosecution: Fox v. County of Yates, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY  Malicious Prosecution Jury Charge — Disclosure Fox v. County of Yates, et al. 10-cv-6020T Judge Payson Background: The plaintiff commenced an action against the defendant asserting a claim for malicious prosecution and for gender discrimination arising out ...

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Court of Appeals — Malicious Prosecution: Grucci v. Grucci

New York State Court of Appeals Malicious Prosecution Decision to Prosecute — Authenticating an Audiotape Grucci v. Grucci No. 196 Memorandum Background: After the defendant wife sued the plaintiff for divorce, the plaintiff was charged with harassing the defendant. Within ...

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Second Circuit — False Arrest — Malicious Prosecution: Ackerson v. City of White Plains, et al.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit False Arrest — Malicious Prosecution Qualified Immunity — Crucial Element of a Crime Ackerson v. City of White Plains, et al. 11-4649-cv Judges Wesley, Chiin and Larimer Background: The plaintiff-appellant had been arrested ...

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Fourth Department — Malicious Prosecution: Nichols v. Hack

Appellate Division, Fourth Department  Malicious Prosecution Attorney Consultation Defense — Surprise Nichols v. Hack CA 11-01971 Appealed from Supreme Court, Monroe County   Background: The plaintiff appealed from a judgment after a jury returned a verdict in favor of the defendant. ...

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WDNY — Malicious Prosecution — Federal & State Actions: Capo v. County of Steuben, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Malicious Prosecution — Federal & State Actions Notice of Claim — Failure to State a Claim Capo v. County of Steuben, et al. 11-cv-6447-CJS Judge Siragusa Background: The plaintiff alleged that the assistant district attorney began an investigation ...

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WDNY – False Arrest: Taylor v. Fischer, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY False Arrest Malicious Prosecution — Summary Judgment Taylor v. Fischer, et al. 11-cv-6083L Judge Larimer Background: The pro se plaintiff, an inmate in the custody of the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, ...

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WDNY — Malicious Prosecution: Doe v, Selsky, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Malicious Prosecution Inmate in Custody Doe v, Selsky, et al. 08-cv-6199L Judge Larimer Background: The pro se plaintiff commenced an action against the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision alleging that the defendants violated ...

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Malicious Prosecution: Keenan v. Town of Gates, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Malicious Prosecution Probable Cause Keenan v. Town of Gates, et al. 06-cv-6045L Judge Payson Background: The plaintiff brought an action against the town of Gates and its police department for malicious prosecution. The plaintiff was charged with ...

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