No. 77-C-242.

462 F.Supp. 346 (1978)

Jeffrey A. LASKOWSKI, Plaintiff, v. Gregory LEPINE, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, E. D. Wisconsin.

December 21, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

James C. Wood, Milwaukee, Wis., for plaintiff.

James B. Brennan, City Atty. by John F. Kitzke, Milwaukee, Wis., for defendants.


MYRON L. GORDON, District Judge.

This action is before me on the defendants' motion for an award of attorney's fees. The motion follows a jury trial in which all 16 of the defendant police officers were either dismissed on motions before verdict or were exonerated by the verdict from any liability under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for the alleged use of excessive force in the arrest of the plaintiff in 1975.

The defendants, who were...

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