Powell et al v. Pine Bluff, City of et al

Filing 54

JUDGMENT consistent with the 53 Order entered in this matter on this date. To the extent that this Court's Order does not dispose of Mr. Powell's claims under Arkansas state law, including but not limited to his state law reverse race and gender discrimination claims, this Court declines to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over such claims and dismisses them. Signed by Judge Kristine G. Baker on 11/17/2015. (rhm)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS PINE BLUFF DIVISION CHRISTOPHER POWELL v. PLAINTIFF Case No. 5:13-cv-00258-KGB CITY OF PINE BLUFF, et al. DEFENDANTS JUDGMENT Consistent with the Order entered in this matter on this date, the Court grants the motion for summary judgment filed by defendants’ City of Pine Bluff, Mayor Debe Hollingsworth, Daryl Atkins, Albert Ridgell, Delois Williams, Ivan Whitfield, Althea Hadden Scott, Kelvin Sergeant, and Vickie Conaway (Dkt. No. 28). The Court also grants defendant Keyyona Penistier’s motion for summary judgment (Dkt. No. 32). The Court enters judgment in favor of these defendants on plaintiff Christopher Powell’s procedural due process and equal protection claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, conspiracy claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1985, and on any freedom of speech, freedom of political association, and retaliation claims alleged. To the extent that this Court’s Order does not dispose of Mr. Powell’s claims under Arkansas state law, including but not limited to his state law reverse race and gender discrimination claims, this Court declines to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over such claims and dismisses them. SO ADJUDGED this 16th day of November, 2015. _______________________________________ Kristine G. Baker United States District Court Judge

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