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Droz v. McCadden, No. 08-0241

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action alleging a false arrest, denial of summary judgment based on qualified immunity to defendant-officer is reversed where he had arguable probable cause to arrest plaintiff for criminal contempt and probable cause to commence a criminal contempt proceeding against him.

Read Droz v. McCadden, No. 08-0241

Appellate Information

Argued: March 9, 2009

Decided: September 14, 2009


Per Curiam


For Appellant:

Denise A. Hartman, Assistant Solicitor General, Albany, NY

For Appellee:

Edward Kopko, Wiggins & Kopko, LLP, Ithaca, NY