Torts Keyed to Epstein
Kemezy v. Peters
Plaintiff sued Defendant, an Indiana policeman, under 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 claiming that Defendant had wantonly beat Plaintiff with his nightstick in an altercation at a bowling alley. Defendant was moonlighting as a security guard at the time. The jury awarded Plaintiff $10,000.00 in compensatory damages and $20,000.00 in punitive damages. Defendant appealed.
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