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Full 6th Circ. Won’t Rehear Flint Contaminated Water Suit

Law360 (May 16, 2019, 8:31 PM EDT) -- A Sixth Circuit panel on Thursday denied the city of Flint, Michigan's bid for an en banc review of a lawsuit accusing city officials of exposing residents to contaminated water, saying the panel already considered the city's arguments when it first examined the suit earlier this year.

In January, the panel decided 2-1 to allow the suit to go forward, rejecting the city's arguments that certain state and city officials were protected by qualified immunity from claims in a suit brought by Flint residents Shari Guertin, her child and Diogenes Muse-Cleveland.

The residents' 2016 suit claims the city, the state and...

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Appellate - 6th Circuit

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3440 Civil Rights: Other

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June 20, 2017


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Appellate - 6th Circuit

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3440 Civil Rights: Other

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June 29, 2017

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