159 F.3d 1347 (2nd Cir. 1998), 97-9559, Petreykov v. Vacco
|Citation:||159 F.3d 1347|
|Party Name:||Savely PETREYKOV, William Pikulin, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. Dennis C. VACCO, The Attorney General of the State of New York, Marion R. Buchbinder, Defendants-Appellees.|
|Case Date:||June 29, 1998|
|Court:||United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit|
This opinion appears in the Federal reporter in a table titled "Table of Decisions Without Reported Opinions". (See FI CTA2 s 0.23 regarding use of unpublished opinions)
Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Savely Petreykov pro se and William Pikulin pro se, Brooklyn, N.Y., for Appellants:
Present: HONORABLE ELLSWORTH A. VAN GRAAFEILAND, HONORABLE AMALYA L. KEARSE, Circuit Judges, HONORABLE SARAH S. VANCE, District Judge [*].
This cause came on to be heard on the transcript of record from the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and was argued by plaintiff Pikulin pro se and submitted by plaintiff Petreykov pro se.
ON CONSIDERATION WHEREOF, it is now hereby ordered, adjudged, and decreed that the judgment of said District Court be and it hereby is affirmed substantially for the reasons stated in Chief Judge Griesa's Order of Dismissal dated October 9, 1997, and because each defendant, to the extent that a claim is stated against him or her, is entitled to immunity from suit. See, e.g., Pennhurst State School & Hospital v. Halderman, 465 U.S. 89, 101-02, 104 S.Ct. 900, 79 L.Ed.2d 67 (1984) (Eleventh Amendment immunity); Barrett v.United States, 798 F.2d 565, 573 (2d Cir.1986) (absolute immunity for state attorney defending lawsuit involving state...
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