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Ligas v. Allen

filed: October 8, 1986.

MARCIA L. LIGAS, AS ADMINISTRATRIX OF THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL RICHARD LIGAS, DECEASED, AND AS SURVIVING SPOUSE OF MICHAEL RICHARD LIGAS, AND AS GUARDIAN FOR HER MINOR DAUGHTER, MARCIE, THE SURVIVING CHILD OF MICHAEL RICHARD LIGAS
v.
CARL J. ALLEN, JR., THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH, AND ROBERT J. COLL, JR., IN HIS CAPACITY AS SUPERINTENDENT OF THE DEPT. OF POLICE OF THE CITY OF PITTSBURGH, MARCIA L. LIGAS, APPELLANT



Appeal from the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, D.C. No. 81-2183, District Judge: Hon. Alan N. Bloch

We find that the district court properly instructed the jury as to liability pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. We also find that the district judge properly directed a verdict in favor of the defendants. We will affirm the judgment of the district court.

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