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AUDIO: federal-appeals-court oral argument on Anthony Novak's First Amendment-retaliation case against Parma and its police for his Facebook parody page

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The Sixth Circuit was deeply skeptical of the Parma police officers' efforts to claim that they're immune from suit for their retaliation against Novak.

Cincinnati, OH – Today, Subodh Chandra, lead counsel for Anthony Novak, engaged in oral argument in the Sixth Circuit against Parma police officer Thomas Connor and Kevin Riley's appeal of a federal judge's decision that Anthony Novak's lawsuit against them for First Amendment retaliation and malicious prosecution should proceed. The recording of the oral argument may be found here.

As you will hear, the court was deeply skeptical of the officers' efforts to escape liability by claiming they are immune from suit.

Related Practice Areas
First AmendmentPolice misconduct & brutalityMalicious prosecution, abuse of process, and false arrest
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