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Civil Liability of Law Enforcement Agencies & Personnel
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Procedural: Judicial Estoppel
City which disciplined officer for injuring
his spouse could not claim, in later federal civil rights suit brought
by her against the city, that her wounds had been self-inflicted; city
was barred from taking contradictory positions by the doctrine of "judicial
estoppel" Czajkowski v. City of Chicago, 810 F.Supp. 1428 (N.D.Ill.
1992), reconsideration denied, (1993).
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