Here’s how local governments fared in the federal courts of appeals during the past week.
- Perry v. City of Chicago, No. 10-3979 (Oct. 23, 2013) (affirming verdict for City against evidentiary challenges).
- Lavalais v. Village of Melrose Park, No. 13-1200 (Oct. 23, 2013) (vacating dismissal of race-discrimination claims brought against Village by former Village employee based on denial of transfer from midnight shift).
- Williams v. City of Chicago, No. 12-3249 (Oct. 24, 2013) (reversing grant of summary judgment for City, finding officers are not entitled to qualified immunity on summary judgment, and remanding for trial on false arrest and malicious prosecution claims).