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Brooks v. Ross, No. 08-4286

By FindLaw Staff on August 21, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a case raising 42 U.S.C. section 1983 and state law claims, district court's dismissal for failure to state a claim is affirmed where: 1) section 1983 conspiracy claims and state-law civil conspiracy and intentional infliction of emotional distress claims were time-barred; 2) a state-law malicious prosecution claim was barred by sovereign immunity; and 3) plaintiff failed to adequately plead a section 1983 due process claim. 

Read Brooks v. Ross, No. 08-4286

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division.
Argued June 4, 2009
Decided August 20, 2009


Before Flaum, Wood, and Tinder, Circuit Judges 
Opinion by Wood, Circuit Judge.

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