Jacob Blake Dismissed Rusten Sheskey Suit Without Settlement: Lawyer – What We Know!

Rusten Sheskey

Rusten Sheskey

The lead lawyer for a Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake in August 2020 confirmed on Tuesday morning that no cash modified arms earlier than Blake agreed to drop his extreme drive lawsuit towards Rusten Sheskey.

Lawyer Kenneth M. Battle, managing accomplice of O’Connor & Battle LLP launched an announcement on behalf of the agency and co-counsel Michele Braun in response to the Monday information {that a} federal choose dismissed Blake’s case with prejudice.

As Regulation&Crime reported, Blake lawyer Patrick Salvi II on Friday filed a stipulation to dismiss. U.S. District Choose J.P. Stadtmueller adopted that up on Monday by dismissing the case as requested—specifically, with prejudice and with out prices. There was no point out within the doc of any sort of settlement, so Regulation&Crime reached out to Blake’s attorneys and Battle for some clarification on the decision of this case.

Battle’s press launch Tuesday confirmed that there was no settlement: “To be clear, no cash modified arms for this dismissal.”

The agency described Sheskey as “extraordinarily completely satisfied” and “relieved” concerning the dismissal, and looking forward to the long run.

“I sincerely pray for therapeutic, unity and peace for the town of Kenosha, and its residents, within the speedy future. Let’s start to rebuild the bonds which were frayed by such an unlucky flip of occasions,” Battle mentioned in an announcement.

Learn extra concerning the dismissal right here.

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