No. 77-2037.

587 F.2d 1052 (1978)

Josefina MENDOZA, a/k/a Fina Mendoza, a/k/a Josie Mendoza, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. K-MART, INC., Tranquilino Perea and William D. Perry, Rose Tomisato, Mark Owens and Donald Lease, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit.

Decided November 30, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Larry R. Hill of Neumeyer & Hill, Las Cruces, N. M., for plaintiff-appellant.

Randal W. Roberts of Atwood, Malone, Mann & Cooter, P. A., Roswell, N. M. (Bob F. Turner, Roswell, N. M., with him on brief, for K-Mart, Inc., and Edward E. Triviz, Las Cruces, N. M. on brief for Tranquilino, Perea and William D. Perry, Rose Tomisato, Mark Owens, and Donald Lease), for defendants-appellees.

Before HOLLOWAY, BARRETT and LOGAN, Circuit Judges.

HOLLOWAY, Circuit Judge.

This is an appeal from a judgment n. o. v. granted to defendants, setting aside a $15,000 verdict returned by the jury in favor of plaintiff Josefina Mendoza on her claims for malicious prosecution, false imprisonment, and false arrest. The case as originally brought in the district court alleged a violation of plaintiff's civil rights under color of state law, contrary to 42 U.S.C. §§ 1983, 1985 and 1986, with pendent jurisdiction...

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