HACKBART v. THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH et al
Plaintiff Hackbart alleges that Defendants the City of Pittsburgh and Sargeant Brian Elledge violated his rights under the First, Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments to the Constitution of the United States by engaging in custom, pattern, practice and/or policy of authorizing its officers to issue citations under Pennsylvanias disorderly conduct statute based upon the use of profane, but not obscene, language and gestures which are expressions protected by the First Amendment. Plaintiff further alleged that the City fails to appropriately train, supervise and discipline officers who issue disorderly conduct citations in violation of citizens rights of free expression.
|THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH and BRIAN ELLEDGE
|February 8, 2007
|US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
|David S. Cercone
|Nature of Suit:
|Civil Rights: Other
|Cause of Action:
|42 U.S.C. § 1983 Civil Rights Act
|Jury Demanded By:
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|February 8, 2007
COMPLAINT against THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH, BRIAN ELLEDGE ( Filing fee $ 350 receipt number 07-2485), filed by DAVID HACKBART. (Attachments: # 1
Civil Cover Sheet # 2
Supplement to Civil Cover Sheet # 3
Summons for The City of Pittsburgh # 4
Summons for Sgt. Brian Elledge# 5
Receipt #07-2485 for filing fee)(ksa)
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