Rogers v. Detroit, City of
ORDER OF PARTIAL DISMISSAL as to Count II of 1 Complaint, filed by Justin Rogers. Signed by District Judge John Corbett O'Meara. (WBar)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
Case No. 12-10858
Hon. John Corbett O’Meara
CITY OF DETROIT,
ORDER OF PARTIAL DISMISSAL
On February 26, 2012, Plaintiff filed his complaint, alleging violations of 42 U.S.C. §
1983 (Count I) and the Michigan Constitution (Count II). Although alleged civil rights
violations brought pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 are cognizable in this court pursuant to 28
U.S.C. § 1331, the remaining allegations present claims based on state law. This court declines
to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over the latter claims so as to avoid jury confusion. See 28
U.S.C. § 1367(c); United Mine Workers v. Gibbs, 383 U.S. 715 (1966); Padilla v. City of
Saginaw, 867 F. Supp. 1309 (E.D. Mich. 1994).
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Count II of Plaintiff’s complaint is
s/John Corbett O’Meara
United States District Judge
Date: March 16, 2012
I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was served upon counsel of record
on this date, March 16, 2012, using the ECF system.
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