Here are published decisions involving local governments from the federal appellate courts from October 28, 2013 through November 1, 2013:
- Hidden Village, LLC v. City of Lakewood, No. 12-3543 (Oct. 30, 2013) (finding that claim brought by apartment-complex owner that City and officials waged racially motivated harassment campaign against its tenants may proceed to trial).
- Burgess v. Fischer, No. 12-4191 (Nov. 1, 2013) (holding that summary judgment for County and officers was only proper for certain of plaintiffs’ excessive force, failure to intervene, deliberate indifference, and municipal liability claims under 42 U.S.C. 1983).
- Eagle Cove Camp & Conference Inc. v. Town of Woodboro (Oct. 30, 2013) (affirming grant of summary judgment for Town in Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act claim that Town’s land-use regulations prohibited plaintiffs from running year-round Bible camp on residentially zoned property). See our coverage here.
- Armstrong v. Asselin, No. 10-35777 (Nov. 1, 2013) (determining that officers were entitled to qualified immunity for search arising out of officers’ review of allegedly indecent magazine).