Tag Archives: lawsuit

Tom Ryff: Tempe cowers, offers settlement in lawsuit

by Brian A. Wilkins
December 7, 2019 (updated December 14, 2019)

UPDATED December 13, 2019 – Tempe City Council removes vote on Tom Ryff settlement from the agenda

 

 

The video starts where Mayor Mark Mitchell says they are removing item 5(A)(3) from the agenda. That is the vote on Tom Ryff’s $150,000 settlement.

Props to Vice Mayor Lauren Kuby. She responded to my email and asked for further elaboration on precedent related to non-disparagement agreements and how the Arizona and federal courts interpret them.

The action by Tempe City Council last night was effectively a … Read Entire Article

Federal Judge Orders Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Maricopa County, To Answer Wilkins Claims

by Brian A. Wilkins
12/23/2009 (links updated November 6, 2018)

A federal judge ordered Maricopa County and Sheriff Joe Arpaio to answer several claims in my pro-se federal lawsuit.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Lawrence O. Anderson denied the defendants’ motions to dismiss the case on Tuesday, while also dismissing some of the Plaintiff’s (my) claims. READ THE ENTIRE ORDER IN PDF FORMAT HERE.

The judge ordered that the Plaintiff’s claims of conspiracy and Eighth Amendment cruel and unusual punishment dismissed. However, the court ordered Maricopa County to answer the Plaintiff’s Fourteenth Amendment “procedural due process” claims, as pre-trial, non-convicted … Read Entire Article