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Conn v. Reno, No. 07-15572

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action based on a prisoner's suicide, summary judgment for defendants is reversed where: 1) a reasonable jury could find that defendant police officers were liable for their deliberate indifference to plaintiff's serious medical need; and 2) defendant city could be found liable for failure to properly train the officers.  

Read Conn v. Reno, No. 07-15572

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted October 20, 2008

Filed July 24, 2009


Opinion by Judge Reinhardt


For Appellants:

Terri Keyser-Cooper, Reno, NV

For Appellees:

John J. Kadlic, Reno City Attorney, Reno, NV

Donald L. Christensen, Deputy City Attorney, Reno, NV