United States Seventh Circuit

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Askew v. City of Chicago, 05-2194

Summary judgment for the defendants in a 42 U.S.C. 1983 case involving claims of arrest without probable cause is affirmed where uncontested facts supplied probable cause for the plaintiff's arrest, despite plaintiff's arguments that the officers should not have believed his accusers.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 03/01/2006
  • Decided 03/15/2006
  • Published 03/15/2006


  • EASTERBROOK, Circuit Judge., Before EASTERBROOK, WILLIAMS, and SYKES, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Mark Reyes (argued), Loevy & Loevy, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Mara S. Georges, Julian Henriques (argued), Office of the Corporation Counsel Appeals Division, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.