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Dismissal with Prejudice obtained for Municipality and Police Officers

Baker Sterchi has obtained a dismissal with prejudice for a municipality and two of its police officers in a suit alleging a violation of 42 USC 1983 (Retaliation for Exercise of First Amendment rights related to union activity); violation of 42 USC 1985 (Conspiracy to Retaliate); Tortious Interference with a Business Expectancy; Conspiracy to Tortiously Interfere with Business Expectancy; Libel; and Conspiracy to Commit Libel.  The Court granted Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss 42 USC 1985 claims because the statute does not apply to union activities.  Defendants were able to show no involvement with prior officers attempt to obtain employment with another municipality leading to the dismissal of all remaining claims. 

Services: Employment & Labor


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