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Buchanan-Moore v. County of Milwaukee, No. 08-3621

By FindLaw Staff on June 29, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a civil rights action, district court's grant of defendants' motion to dismiss on the pleadings is affirmed where plaintiffs do not state a claim that Moore's death was proximately caused by the County's acts, as the death was simply too remote a consequence of the County's actions to apply the state danger exception and hold the County responsible under federal civil rights law. 

Read Buchanan-Moore v. County of Milwaukee, No. 08-3621

Appellate Information
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Argued February 26, 2009
Decided June 29, 2009

Before Before BAUER, KANNE and SYKES, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by BAUER, Circuit Judge.

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