In plaintiff's 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action against the defendants claiming violation of her First Amendment rights of free speech and expression during a primary election campaign for judgeship on the County Court of Common Pleas, district court's order granting defendant's motion to dismiss is affirmed as defendants are not state actors and their actions toward plaintiff were not state actions that would subject defendants to section 1983 claims.
On Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
(D.C. No. 2-07-cv-04488)
District Judge: Honorable James T. Giles
Opinion Filed November 13, 2009
Opinion by Sloviter, Circuit Judge
Counsel for Appellant: Paul A. Rossi, Robert M. Frankhouser, Jr., Kevin M. French, Hartman Underhill & Brubaker LLP.
Counsel for Appellee: Mark D. Schwartz