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Case Number: 1:23-cv-24
Judge: Susan J. Dlott
Court: United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (Hamilton County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Pro Se Plaintiff
Defendant's Attorney: No appearance
Description: Cincinnati, Ohio pro se plaintiff sued the Cincinnati Police Department and others on civil rights violation theories under 42 U.S.C. 1983 claiming $2 million in damages as a direct result of the violation of her rights.
The elements of a § 1983 claim are (1) the action occurred “under color of state law” and (2) the action resulted in the deprivation of a constitutional right or federal statutory right.
Outcome: 02/13/2023 5 ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS for 4 Report and Recommendations. Accordingly, Plaintiffs suit is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE, and Plaintiff is WARNED that filing additional frivolous lawsuits in this District Court may result in sanctions or a determination that Plaintiff is a vexatious litigant. The Court CERTIFIES that, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3), an appeal of this decision could not be taken in good faith.. Signed by Judge Susan J. Dlott on 2/13/2023. (wam)(This document has been sent by regular mail to the party(ies) listed in the NEF that did not receive electronic notification.) (Entered: 02/13/2023)
02/13/2023 6 CLERK'S JUDGMENT affirming doc.#5. (wam)(This document has been sent by regular mail to the party(ies) listed in the NEF that did not receive electronic notification.) (Entered: 02/13/2023)
Comments: Editor's Note: Pro se plaintiffs in civil rights cases stand essentially no chance of prevailing.