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Georgia Man Settles for $20,000 Against Atlanta Police Officer

by Christopher Zoukis

After the U.S. District Court granted summary judgment in favor of Atlanta Police officer M.H. Payne, claims of excessive force, false arrest, and malicious prosecution against the officer were settled for $20,000.

     On June 18, 2005, Lamont Johnson, 40, was leaning on a safety barricade when ...


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