U.S. Supreme Court case law doomed the lawsuit of a former attorney who charged police failed to respond to her repeated distress calls on abuse by her boyfriend.
New York Southern District Judge Colleen McMahon dismissed the civil rights suit brought by Michele Okin against the village of Cornwall-on-Hudson and the town of Cornwall, saying police could not be held liable for due process violations based on their inaction.
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