United States Second Circuit
DIESEL v. TOWN OF LEWISBORO, 99-7831
A selective enforcement claim under the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment cannot rest on the allegation that police officers refused to close their eyes to another officer's serious misconduct in accordance with a "blue wall of silence" tradition.
- Decided 11/13/2000
- Published 11/13/2000
- JACOBS, Circuit Judge:, Before: JACOBS, LEVAL and SACK, Circuit Judges.
- United States Second Circuit
- For Appellees:
- David Lawrence III, Assistant Solicitor General for the State of New York, New York, N.Y. (Eliot Spitzer, Attorney General of the State of New York, Edward Johnson, Deputy Solicitor General, Mark Gimpel and Mary Lynn Nicolas, Assistant Solicitor Generals, on the brief), for Defendants-Appellants-Cross-Appellees and Defendants-Cross-Appellees., Marc Rowin, New York, N.Y. (Lynch Rowin LLP, New York, NY, on the brief), for Plaintiff-Appellee-Cross-Appellant.