Thursday, April 25, 2013

Fourth Circuit -- Ernest Flagg v. City of Detroit

S1983 -- District court properly excluded motive-related evidence as inadmissible propensity evidence under FRE.

Lower court had discretion to make adverse inference instruction permissive as opposed to mandatory.

Summary judgment upheld.

Ernest Flagg v. City of Detroit 
Compiled by D.E. Frydrychowski, who is, not incidentally, not giving you legal advice.

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Author's SSRN page here.