16 Jun Monday Morning Review: Local Governments in the Federal Appellate Courts
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- Rosano v. Township of Teaneck, No. 13-1263 (June 10, 2014) (in action by current and former police officers against Township alleging violation of Fair Labor Standards Act because it did not pay proper overtime and provide compensation for attending daily roll calls and putting on and taking off uniforms, affirming grant of summary judgment for Township).
- Garofalo v. Village of Hazel Crest, No. 12-668 (June 12, 2014) (in action by former police sergeants, both white, alleging that the Village discriminated against them based on race by promoting a black officer to police chief, affirming summary judgment for Village).
- Petty v. City of Chicago, No. 12-3303 (June 9, 2014) (in 1983 action against City alleging violation of due process because of mishandling of investigation and prosecution of Petty for murder based on falsified evidence, affirming judgment for City).
- Kvapil v. Chippewa County, No. 13-2658 (June 9, 2014) (in suit alleging that County violated Kvapil’s procedural due process rights when it terminated his employment without notice or opportunity for hearing, affirming ruling for County because Kvapil failed to present sufficient evidence raising a triable issue of fact that he was not an at-will employee).
- Peterson v. Kopp, No. 12-3776 (June 11, 2014) (in 1983 action alleging that Kopp, a public transit officer, violated Peterson’s First and Fourth Amendment rights by arresting him at bus stop, affirming in part and reversing in part grant of summary judgment for defendants).
- Jetaway Aviation LLC v. Board of County Commissioners of the County of Montrose, No. 12-1173 (June 9, 2014) (affirming that Jetaway Aviation has not alleged antitrust injury in Sherman-Act action).
- Barrett v. Salt Lake County, No. 13-4084 (June 13, 2014) (affirming decision finding that county violated Title VII, 42 U.S.C. 2000e-3(a), by retaliating against him for helping a coworker vindicate her civil rights).
- Board of County Commissioners of Kay County v. Fair Housing Finance Agency, No. 13-7114 (June 13, 2014) (affirming dismissal of complaint seeking declaratory judgment against Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and FHFA alleging failure to pay documentary stamp tax because the entities are exempt from all state and local taxation).