Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Determining when the statute of limitations to file a civil rights action commencesn


Determining when the statute of limitations to file a civil rights action commences
Azor v City of New York, 2016 NY Slip Op 01440, Appellate Division, First Department

Jean Azor alleged that his civil rights were violated in the course of a disciplinary hearing. Azor the filed an action claim a violation of 42 USC 1983.

The Appellate Division ruled that his action was barred by the three-year statute of limitations as his time to commence the §1983 action began to accrue on the date of the disciplinary hearing determination was delivered.

The decision is posted on the Internet at:
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http://www.nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2016/2016_01440.htm

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