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Local News
November 8, 2018

Lawsuit alleging police brutality in Rutland suffers setback

By Alan J. Keays/VTDigger

A federal judge has thrown out claims in a police brutality lawsuit against Rutland City and its police department, but Matthew Hart, a Rutland attorney representing Smith-Wallett, said he’s pressing forward against officer Ryan Ashe, who he alleges used excessive force…