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.
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS
FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT
Plaintiff - Appellee,
Oct 14, 2016
DEBORAH S. HUNT, Clerk
CITY OF BATTLE CREEK; CRAIG WOLF and
TODD RATHJEN, in their individual and official
Defendants - Appellants.
Before: DAUGHTREY, MOORE, and STRANCH, Circuit Judges.
On Appeal from the United States District Court
for the Western District of Michigan at Grand Rapids.
THIS CAUSE was heard on the record from the district court and was argued by counsel.
IN CONSIDERATION WHEREOF, it is ORDERED that 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.
ENTERED BY ORDER OF THE COURT
Deborah S. Hunt, Clerk
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