Docket No. 09-0708-cv.

591 F.3d 95 (2010)

Judith A. BURG, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Colleen GOSSELIN, Defendant-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided: January 7, 2010.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John R. Williams, John R. Williams and Associates, LLC, New Haven, CT, for Appellant.

David C. Yale, Noble, Spector & O'Connor, Hartford, CT, for Appellee.

Before JACOBS, Chief Judge, LEVAL, Circuit Judge, and DANIELS, District Judge.


Judith A. Burg, a dog owner, appeals from a final judgment of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut (Hall, J.), dismissing on summary judgment her Section 1983 complaint against a canine control officer. The district court held that issuance of a pre-arraignment, non-felony summons requiring a later court appearance, without further restraint, does not constitute a Fourth Amendment seizure. We agree, and affirm...

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