Linn v. Mason
JUDGMENT in favor of Chad Mason against Kevin Linn re 92 Jury Verdict. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 11/6/13. (kpr)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CHAD MASON, Deputy, Van Buren
County Sheriff's Department
Linn's excessive force claim against Mason was tried to a twelve-person
jury from 4 November to 6 November 2013. The Court denied Mason's two
motions for judgment as a matter of law. After deliberations on November
6th, the jury returned a unanimous verdict in favor of Mason. NQ 92. At
Linn's request, the Court polled the jury, and each juror confirmed his or her
The Court now enters judgment on the jury's verdict for Mason and
against Linn on Linn's Eighth Amendment claim for excessive force during
a cell transfer. Linn's claim against Mason is dismissed with prejudice.
D.P. Marshall Jr. 7
United States District Judge
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