Pa. Police Union's Retaliation Suit Survives

Law360, New York (June 18, 2010, 2:44 PM EDT) -- While largely rejecting the defendants' bid to toss the lawsuit, a federal judge has ordered the Pennsylvania State Troopers Association to clarify its claims that the state's police commissioners retaliated against its leaders for petitioning the government.

Judge Yvette Kane of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Pennsylvania on Wednesday nixed the plaintiffs' claims under the state whistleblower law and dismissed the union's president as a plaintiff. However, the judge rejected the police commissioners' attempts to have the case thrown out because the...
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