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GONZALEZ v. KOKOT, 02-1514

Releases of claims were valid and enforceable in a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action alleging wrongful arrest and excessive force, as the releases were supported by consideration under Indiana law, and were the result of voluntary decisions.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/27/2002
  • Published 12/27/2002


  • KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, RIPPLE, and KANNE, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Rick M. Schoenfield (argued), Divincenzo & Schoenfield, Chicago, IL, for Roberto Gonzalez and Gloria Holland., Martell B. Royer, Hammond, IN, for Nicholas Kokot., Anthony DeBonis (argued), Smith & DeBonis, Highland, IN, for Dwverick Dixon.

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