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Argued: January 19, 2001

Appeal and cross-appeal from a judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (George A. Yanthis, Magistrate Judge) awarding Plaintiff- Appellant Robert Provost *fn1 one dollar in nominal damages and 10,000 in punitive damages following a trial and jury verdict on claims brought under 42 U.S.C. � 1983 alleging that the defendants arrested and incarcerated him in violation of his First and Fourth Amendment rights.Affirmed. Judge Newman dissents as to Defendant Roper.

Plaintiff Robert Provost appeals from a May 19, 2000 judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (George A. Yanthis, Magistrate Judge) granting partial judgment as a matter of law to the defendants following a trial and a jury verdict for the plaintiff. One of the defendants in that trial, John Roper, cross- appeals the portion of the same judgment that awarded the plaintiff nominal and punitive damages against him in accordance with the verdict.

 
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