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Sturgeon v. Bratton, No. B209913

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By FindLaw Staff on June 18, 2009 4:16 PM

In an action challenging an LAPD policy prohibiting officers from initiating police action to discover the immigration status of an individual, summary judgment for Defendant is affirmed where: 1) plaintiff failed to adduce evidence supporting an as-applied challenge; and 2) federal law did not preempt the policy on its face.

Read the full decision in Sturgeon v. Bratton, No. B209913. [html]

Read the full decision in Sturgeon v. Bratton, No. B209913. [pdf]

Appellate Information:

APPEAL from a judgment of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, Rolf M. Treu, Judge. Affirmed.
Opinion filed on June 17, 2009

Judges:

Before CROSKEY, J., KLEIN, P.J., and KITCHING, J.
Opinion by CROSKEY, J.

Counsel:

Judicial Watch, Inc. and Sterling E. Norris for Plaintiff and Appellant.

Rockard J. Delgadillo, City Attorney and Paul L. Winnemore, Deputy City Attorney for Defendants and Respondents.

ACLU Foundation of Southern California, Hector O. Villagra, Belinda Escobosa Helzer, Mark Rosenbaum and Ahilan Arulanantham for Interveners and Respondents.

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