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Sawyer case going to trial on 1983 excessive force claim

Today we received the Judge’s memorandum opinion and order denying the defendant’s motion for summary judgment, finding that the defendant police officer is not entitled to qualified immunity on our primary claim.  This means that we are going to have a jury trial, which is scheduled for later this month.

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April 4, 2012 - Posted by | Civil Liability, Governmental Liability, John H. Bryan, Judges, Lawsuits, Lawyers, Trials

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