No. 96-1978.

158 F.3d 723 (1998)

In re CITY OF PHILADELPHIA LITIGATION (D.C. Civil No. 85-cv-02745). Ramona AFRICA, Appellant, v. CITY OF PHILADELPHIA; Willie Goode; Leo A. Brooks; Gregore Sambor; William Richmond; Frank Powell, Lt.; William Klein, Officer; Michael Tursi, Officer; Albert Revel, Sgt.; Edward Connor, Sgt.; Morris Demsko, Corporal; Richard Reed, State Trooper, Individually and in their present and/or former official capacities (D.C. Civil No. 87-cv-02678).

United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.

Decided September 9, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Andre L. Dennis (ARGUED) Danielle Banks, Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young Philadelphia, PA, for Appellant.

Judith E. Harris (ARGUED) Morgan, Lewis & Bockius Philadelphia, PA, for Appellees.

Before: MANSMANN, COWEN and ALITO, Circuit Judges.


MANSMANN, Circuit Judge.

In a companion case decided today, we relate the salient facts surrounding the disastrous confrontation between the City of Philadelphia police and the members of MOVE. See In re City of Phila. Litig., 158 F.3d 711 (3d Cir.1998). Although dozens of claims emerged from the ashes and rubble of 6221 Osage Avenue in West Philadelphia, the present appeal brings before us only...

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