Hopp v. Jones et al (17-cv-10055-KMM)

Docket Sheet

Plaintiff sued a police officer and a state prosecutor under 42 U.S.C. §1983 alleging false arrest, malicious prosecution, and related constitutional violations. Plaintiff also sought to add a conspiracy claim under 42 U.S.C. 1985(3), alleging that the police officer conspired with his wife to violate Plaintiff’s civil rights. The Court has (1) denied a motion to dismiss the false arrest claims; (2) dismissed the claims related to Plaintiff’s prosecution; and (3) afforded Plaintiff an opportunity to respond to the Court’s stated intention to sua sponte dismiss Plaintiff’s conspiracy claim for failure to state a claim. The case is in the late stages of discovery and set for trial in Key West commencing the two-week trial period of May 7, 2018.
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