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Lax v. City of South Bend, 05-4200

Summary judgment for police officer in a 42 U.S.C. 1983 case is reversed and remanded where the vagueness of plaintiff's affidavit did not amount to an absence of evidence such that there was no issue of material fact.

Appellate Information

  • Submitted 05/03/2006
  • Decided 05/31/2006
  • Published 05/31/2006


  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, EASTERBROOK, and WOOD, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Kenneth R. Lax (submitted), South Bend, IN, pro se.

  • For Appellees:
  • John E. Broden, City of South Bend Legal Department, Clint A. Zalas, Lee & Groves, South Bend, IN, for Defendants-Appellees.
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