LEPRE v. LUKUS et al

Defendant: Paul S. Lukus, Christine Lukus, Forest City Police Department and Desiree L. Shifler-Ferraro
Plaintiff: Gerald S. Lepre, Jr.
 
Case Number: 3:2013cv00796
Filed: March 27, 2013
 
Court: Pennsylvania Middle District Court
Office: Scranton Office
County: Outside State
Referring Judge: Susan E. Schwab
Presiding Judge: Robert D. Mariani
 
Nature of Suit: Civil Rights: Other
Cause of Action: 28:1983 Civil Rights
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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January 15, 2014 132 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM & OPINION - For the foregoing reasons, the Court will adopt the R&R (Doc. 127) and grant the Motions to Dismiss Amended Complaint filed by Defendant Paul Lukus, Forest City Police Department, and Susquehanna County Defendants (Doc. 106, Doc. 107, Doc. 122). The Court further adopts the portion of the R&R that recommends denying leave to amend for a second time, as such amendment would be futile. A separate Order follows. Signed by Honorable Robert D. Mariani on 1/15/14. (jfg)
January 15, 2014 133 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER 1. Plaintiffs Objections (Doc. 128, Doc. 129) are OVERRULED. 2. The Report &Recommendation (Doc. 127) is ADOPTED. 3. The Motions to Dismiss filed by Defendants Paul Lukus, Forest City Police Department, and Susquehanna County Defendants (Doc. 1 06, Doc. 107, Doc. 122) are GRANTED. 4. To the extent Plaintiffs Procedural and Substantive Due Process claims, Equal Protection claim, 42 U.S.C. § 1983 Conspiracy claim, and direct constitutional challenge to 23 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 4341 (b) are not barred for the reasons set forth inthe Report &Recommendation (the Rooker-Feldman doctrine or the absence of Monel/liability), they are DISMISSED for failure to state aclaim upon which relief can be granted. 5. Plaintiff is NOT granted leave to amend further.6. Plaintiff is on NOTICE that the Court is considering dismissing the two remaining defendants, Desiree Shifler-Ferraro and Christine Lukus for the reasons articulated in the attached Memorandum Opinion. a. ON OR BEFORE JANUARY 15, 2014, Plaintiff shall SHOW CAUSE why these defendants should not be dismissed. \Signed by Honorable Robert D. Mariani on 1/15/14. (jfg)
March 26, 2013 96 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM OPINION resolving all pending motions. Signed by Judge David S. Cercone on 3/26/13. (mwm) [Transferred from Pennsylvania Western on 3/27/2013.]

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Defendant: Paul S. Lukus
Represented By: Jeffrey D. Truitt
Represented By: Suzanne B. Merrick
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Defendant: Christine Lukus
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Defendant: Forest City Police Department
Represented By: Jeffrey D. Truitt
Represented By: Suzanne B. Merrick
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Defendant: Desiree L. Shifler-Ferraro
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Plaintiff: Gerald S. Lepre, Jr.
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