Jeff Courtright v. City of Battle Creek, et al


OPINION and JUDGMENT filed : The district court s denial of the defendants motion to dismiss the excessive-force and false-arrest claims based on qualified immunity is AFFIRMED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the defendant s appeal of the district court s denial of the motion to dismiss the municipal-liability claim is DISMISSED for lack of jurisdiction. Decision for publication. Martha Craig Daughtrey (AUTHORING), Karen Nelson Moore, and Jane Branstetter Stranch, Circuit Judges.

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Case: 15-1722 Document: 33-1 Filed: 10/14/2016 Page: 1 UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT Deborah S. Hunt Clerk 100 EAST FIFTH STREET, ROOM 540 POTTER STEWART U.S. COURTHOUSE CINCINNATI, OHIO 45202-3988 Tel. (513) 564-7000 Filed: October 14, 2016 Mr. Shawn C. Cabot Ms. Amy Jean DeRouin 9750 Highland Road White Lake, MI 48386 Mr. Paul D. Hudson Miller Canfield 277 S. Rose Street, Suite 5000 Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Mr. Saura James Sahu City Attorney's Office 10 N. Division Street, Suite 207 Battle Creek, MI 49017 Re: Case No. 15-1722, Jeff Courtright v. City of Battle Creek, et al Originating Case No. : 1:14-cv-01297 Dear Counsel, The court today announced its decision in the above-styled case. Enclosed is a copy of the court's opinion together with the judgment which has been entered in conformity with Rule 36, Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure. Yours very truly, Deborah S. Hunt, Clerk Cathryn Lovely Deputy Clerk Case: 15-1722 cc: Mr. Thomas Dorwin Enclosures Mandate to issue. Document: 33-1 Filed: 10/14/2016 Page: 2

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