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Record settlement against the City of Philadelphia in 2016 for violation of the 14th Amendment (State-Created Danger) and intentional infliction of emotional distress for an action against the city and police for arrest and release of a young woman in a high crime area leading to sexual assault and rape [name redacted for confidentiality of victim]. In a published decision in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Court denied summary judgment on 14th Amendment claim, the qualified immunity claim, and the claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress.Read Full Decision