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Argued: November 13, 2009

Before: McLAUGHLIN and WESLEY, Circuit Judges, and KAHN, District Judge.*fn2

This case arises from the involuntary commitment of Brett Bolmer. He sued various individuals and entities involved in his commitment in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut (Arterton, J.). As relevant to this appeal, Bolmer claimed that Dr. Joseph Oliveira violated his Fourth Amendment and substantive due process rights enforceable under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, and falsely imprisoned him in violation of Connecticut law, when he ordered Bolmer committed. Bolmer also alleged that the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (“DMHAS”) violated Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12131 et seq., by “stereotyping Mr. Bolmer as an unreliable individual who manifested delusions because of his diagnosed mental illness.”

 
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