6th Circ. Revives Unlawful Firing Suit V. Court, Judge

Law360, New York (February 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court has breathed new life into a case brought by three former employees of a Michigan state trial court who claim their constitutional rights were violated when they were fired after being caught up in a power struggle between two judges.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit handed down an opinion on Friday affirming in part and reversing in part a federal district court judge's 2006 decision that granted summary judgment to defendants the township of Clinton, 41B District Court...
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