Here are published decisions involving local governments from the federal appellate courts from December 16, 2013, through December 20, 2013:
- Hocker v. Pikeville City Police Dep’t, No. 13-5341 (Dec. 17, 2013) (affirming that no constitutional violation occurred in 42 U.S.C. 1983 action based on officers’ alleged use of excessive force).
- Fluker v. County of Kankakee, No. 13-2247 (Dec. 20, 2013) (affirming dismissal of suit against County and officers arising out of auto accident that occurred during transport of prisoner, under Prisoner Litigation Reform Act).
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