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Tag Archives: pro se

Civil rights violations alleged in pro se complaint

A Chili man has filed a lawsuit pro se against Monroe County, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and six deputies and officers for an arrest that was subsequently dismissed in town court, where the man also represented himself. Michael Rech ...

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Pro se program expanding to Rochester

Volunteer attorneys are needed to help with a new program to provide legal advice to pro se litigants in U.S. District Court in Rochester. The program is expected to start in mid-February, with a CLE session to prepare volunteers tentatively ...

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Claims rejected for inmate who attacked prison employees

The constitutional rights of a former Auburn Correctional Facility inmate were not violated by the court’s allowing him to represent himself at trial, an appeals court has decided. The Appellate Division, Fourth Department, in People v. Clyde (2011 NY Slip ...

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‘Pro se’: Murray v. Fischer

U.S. District Court, WDNY ‘Pro se’ Amended Complaint Murray v. Fischer 08-cv-6383L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff brought an § 1983 action against the New York State Department of Correctional Services and one employee of the Department of Civil Service, ...

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Pro Se: Brown v. City of Rochester, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Pro Se Summary Judgment – Notice Brown v. City of Rochester, et al. 09-CV-6307 Judge Telesca Background: The plaintiff sued his former employer alleging that he was denied due process and other constitutional claims.  The defendant ...

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