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UNITED STATES DISTRICTCOURT

SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK

 

PAUL CLARK,

 

Plaintiff,

 

- against -

90 Civ. 5759 (DC)

C.O. WILLIAM PELLEIER,

 

Defendants.

 

 

VERDICT FORM

 

 

1.                                Do you find that plaintiff has proven by a preponderance of the evidence that defendant deprived plaintiff of his constitutional rights by subjecting him to excessive force?

Yes ____________ No ____________

 

If you answered "No," you are to stop here. If you answered "Yes," proceed to Question 2.

2.                                   Do you find by a preponderance of the evidence that plaintiff was actually damaged by defendant's actions?

Yes ____________ No ____________

If you answered "No," then you may award plaintiff up to $1 in nominal damages by filling in the amount here: $    If you answered "Yes," proceed to Question 3.


3.                    

,

How much do you award plaintiff in compensatory damages? $___________________

4.                     Do you find that defendant acted maliciously or wantonly with respect to plaintiff's constitutionally protected rights?

Yes ____________ No ____________

 

If you answered "No," you are to stop here. If you answered "Yes," proceed to Question 5.

5.                     How much, if anything, do you award plaintiff in

 

punitive damages? $_____________________________

Dated:               New York, New York

June                2001

 

 

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