UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
September 23, 2010
SHERMAN ABRAMS, PLAINTIFF,
PORT AUTHORITY TRANS-HUDSON CORPORATION, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Chesler, District Judge
This matter having come before the Court on Defendants' motion for summary judgment on the Thirteenth Count of the Complaint [docket entry 30]; and Plaintiff having opposed the motion; and the Court having considered the papers filed by the parties; and the Court having opted to rule based on the papers submitted and without oral argument, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 78; and for the reasons expressed in the Opinion filed herewith; and good cause shown,
IT IS on this 23rd day of September, 2010,
ORDERED that Defendants' motion for summary judgment on the Thirteenth Count of the Complaint [docket entry 30] be and hereby is GRANTED; and it is further
ORDERED that summary judgment in favor of Defendants be and hereby is GRANTED as to Plaintiff's claim under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 for violation of his First Amendment rights based on retaliation for the exercise of his right to free speech and to petition the government; and it is further
ORDERED that this action be and hereby is CLOSED.
STANLEY R. CHESLER United States District Judge
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