Westchester Community College and some of its administrators are not arms of the state shielded by sovereign immunity under the Constitution, the Second Circuit has ruled, allowing a lawsuit brought by a former adjunct professor, who lost her job for allegedly making offensive remarks in class, to continue.
Panel Allows Inmate to Pursue Upset of Conviction for Prison Death
Craig Matthews, Plaintiff-Appellant v. City of New York; Raymond Kelly, as Commissioner of the New York City Police Department; Jon Bloch, a deputy inspector in the New York City Police Department; and Mark Sedran, a lieutenant in the New York City Police Department, Defendants-Appellees, 13-2915-cv
Circuit Restores NYPD Officer's Suit Alleging Quotas
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