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Date: 01-13-2018

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Jeffrey King v. Brian Huckaby and Gustave Gallenkamp

Western District of Texas Federal Courthouse - Austin, Texas

Case Number: 1:16-cv-00131-DAE

Judge: David A. Ezra

Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Texas (Travis County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: Brian McGivern

Defendant's Attorney: Henry Gray Laird, III, Afton R. Trevino and Andralee Cain Lloyd

Description: Austin, TX - Jury Finds That Police Used Excessive Force but Awards No Damages

Jeffrey King sued Brian Huckaby and Gustave Gallenkamp on excessive force theories under 42 U.S.C. 1983 claiming that the officers used excessive force when they tackled, punched and handcuffed him for jaywalking in downtown Austin.

The officers arrested King and two of his friends for crossing EAst Sixth Street at Red River Street against a "Do Not Walk" sign.

Outcome: Plaintiff's verdict but awarding no damages.

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