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Bifurcation ordered in suit over fatal shooting by officers (access required)

Where claims against the City of Danville, arising out of the 2018 shooting death of an unarmed Black man by two city officers, were dependent on a finding of individual § 1983 liability against the officers, the claims against the city were bifurcated from those against the officers. Background In this case, plaintiff alleges the unconstitutional use ...