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Date: 01-13-2023

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Brian Meehan v. Pennsylvania Department of Corrections

Case Number: 4:22-cv-01294

Judge: William I. Arbuckle

Court: United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania (Lycoming County)

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Defendant's Attorney: Phillip A. Michael

Description: Williamsport, Pennsylvania civil rights lawyers represented Plaintiff, who sued Defendants on civil rights violation theories under 42 U.S.C. 1983.

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Section 1983 allows defendants to be found liable only when they have acted “under color of any statute, ordinance, regulation, custom, or usage, of any State or Territory or the District of Columbia.”

Outcome: 01/13/2023 19  ORDER - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: (1) Plaintiff's Complaint (Doc. 1) is DISMISSED for lack of jurisdiction. (2) Defendants' Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim 13 is deemed MOOT. (3) The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to send a certified copy of the Complaint (Doc. 1) and the docket sheet to Plaintiff's counsel for filing in the Schuylkill County Court of Common Pleas. (4) The Clerk of Court is DIRECTED to close this case. Signed by Magistrate Judge William I. Arbuckle on 1/13/2023. (caw) (Entered: 01/13/2023)

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