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Jersey City Hit With $2M Damages For Denying Police Promos

Law360 (May 3, 2018, 10:36 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal jury has slammed Jersey City with roughly $2.1 million in damages in more than a decade’s worth of litigation over claims the city did not promote police sergeants to the rank of lieutenant as part of a retaliatory scheme against one of the officers.

At the end of a nearly three-week trial, jurors on Wednesday sided with nine current or former sergeants in their lawsuits alleging that municipal officials halted such promotions between 2004 and 2006 in part because plaintiff Valerie Montone...
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Case Title

ASTRIAB et al v. CITY OF JERSEY CITY et al


Case Number

2:06-cv-03790

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Stanley R. Chesler

Date Filed

August 14, 2006


Case Title

MONTONE v. CITY OF JERSEY CITY et al


Case Number

2:06-cv-00280

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Stanley R. Chesler

Date Filed

January 20, 2006

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