Monday Morning Review: Local Governments in the Federal Appellate Courts

Here are last week’s published decisions involving local governments:prison

Third Circuit

  • Thomas v. Cumberland County, No. 12-3959 (Apr. 11, 2014) (in suit alleging that the County failed to properly train officers to prevent attack by other inmates, vacating the district court’s order of summary judgment for the County because a reasonable jury could find that the County acted with deliberate indifference).

Sixth Circuit

Seventh Circuit

Eighth Circuit

  • Montgomery v. Ames, No. 13-2111 (Apr. 10, 2014) (affirming grant of summary of judgment for City and officers because plaintiff could not show constitutional violation arising out of incident in which another private party shot plaintiff).

(Apr. 7, 2014-Apr. 11, 2014)

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