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Judge Robert McBurney, Fulton County Superior Court. (John Disney/ ALM) Judge Robert McBurney, Fulton County Superior Court. (Photo: John Disney/ ALM)

A judge denied qualified immunity to six Fulton County Jail corrections officers sued over the 2013 murder of a young man by another inmate, ruling that there was enough factual evidence that they failed to perform their assigned duties to survive summary judgment. 

But Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney did trim wrongful death claims against three of the officers, from which he had already dismissed former Sheriff Ted Jackson.

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Greg Land

Greg Land covers topics including verdicts and settlements and insurance-related litigation for the Daily Report in Atlanta.

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