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Civil Rights — False Arrest & Excessive Force – Immunity – Punitive Damages – Tort/Negligence (access required)

Johnson v. City of Fayetteville (Lawyers Weekly No. 15-02-0230, 60 pp.) (James Fox, S.J.) 5:12-cv-00456; E.D.N.C. Holding: Given the differences between the accounts of parties and witnesses as to the events leading to plaintiff Darwin Johnson’s arrest, summary judgment would be inappropriate as to Mr. Johnson’s claims against the arresting officer. Defendants’ summary judgment motion is granted ...

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