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Jamel Billups v. Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center, 1:11-cv-1784

On April 23, 2012, Chief Judge Kane granted two motions to dismiss and granted in part one motion to dismiss in this matter.  Plaintiff was charged and ultimately acquitted of aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of children related to injuries … Continue reading

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Dempsey v. Bucknell, 4:11-cv-1679

On May 3, 2012, Chief Judge Kane granted in part the motion to dismiss of Defendants Bucknell University and various Bucknell employees and the motion to dismiss of Defendant Anothony Voci.  Plaintiff, a Bucknell student, filed this suit after the University and several … Continue reading

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Ecudero-Aviles v. Milton Hershey School, 1:11-cv-1858

On January 13, 2012, Chief Judge Kane granted Defendant Milton Hershey School’s motion to dismiss and dismissed Plaintiff’s complaint with prejudice.  The lawsuit arose from Defendant’s decision to expel Plaintiff from the school, which Plaintiff alleged violated his rights under … Continue reading

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Young v. Pleasant Valley, 3:07-cv-854

On May 18, 2012, Chief Judge Kane granted Defendants’ motion for a new trial in a civil rights lawsuit brought by a former student and her parents against the Pleasant Valley School District, her principal, and her history teacher.  The Court … Continue reading

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Kyeame v. Buchheit

On April 13, 2011, the Court denied Defendant’s motion to file dispositive motions nunc pro tunc. Bookmark It Hide Sites

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Boyce v. DeRose

Plaintiff James Boyce filed a civil rights action against several employees of the Dauphin County Prison alleging inhumane conditions at the prison.  Defendants filed two separate motions to dismiss the complaint.  On March 31, 2011, the Court issued a memorandum … Continue reading

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Funk v. Stanish

Plaintiff Gerald Funk filed a civil rights action alleging violations of his First and Eighth Amendment rights, as well as various state law claims.  The alleged incidents took place while incarcerated at State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale and State Correctional … Continue reading

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Funk v. Custer

Plaintiff Gerald Funk filed a civil rights action alleging violations of his First and Eighth Amendment rights while incarcerated at State Correctional Institution at Coal Township.  Two motions to dismiss were filed.  On March 31, 2011, the Court granted one … Continue reading

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Quijada v. Bledsoe

Plaintiff Mario Quijada filed a civil rights action against various employees of the Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary.  Defendants filed a motion to dismiss, or in the alternative, for summary judgment.  On March 31, 2011, the Court granted the motion in its … Continue reading

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Ball v. Famiglio

Plaintiff Dawn Marie Ball filed a civil rights action against twenty-eight employees of the State Correctional Institution at Muncy.  On March 31, 2011, the Court issued an order disposing of Plaintiff’s fourth and fifth motions for appointment of counsel, Plaintiff’s … Continue reading

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