2nd Circuit Finds No Error In Imposition Of Dismissal Sanctions

2nd Circuit Finds No Error In Imposition Of Dismissal Sanctions

NEW YORK - A Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on March 15 upheld a federal judge in New York's decision to impose dismissal sanctions against a pro se plaintiff in a suit brought under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 after agreeing that lesser sanctions would not have been effective in remedying the plaintiff's willful noncompliance with the court's discovery orders (Ariel Antonmarchi v. Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc., No. 12-1849, 2nd Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 5164).

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