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Borzilleri v. Mosby, 16-1751

In a constitutional action arising out of the newly elected Baltimore City State's Attorney's firing of an Assistant State's Attorney who supported a political opponent in the recent election, the district court's dismissal under F.R.C.P. 12(b)(6) is affirmed where the plaintiff was a policymaker exempt from First Amendment protection against patronage dismissals.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2017/10/17




  • United States Fourth Circuit


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