On July 16, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit decided a significant case on municipal liability. A petition for rehearing en banc remains pending.
Following a move by the mayor and board of the Village of University Park, Illinois, to terminate the employment of Eddie Ray Bradley, the village police chief, Bradley filed suit against the village and mayor under 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 for purportedly violating his federal due process rights. See Bradley v. Village of University Park, 929 F.3d 875, 878 (7th Cir. 2019).
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