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Federal District Court Uses Harry Potter Imagery To Dismiss Civil Rights Claims Against Town Building Official

The United States District Court has dismissed civil rights claims against a town building official holding that his conduct, while bureaucratic or even a "pain in the ass," did not shock the conscience such that it would support claims for violation of substantive due process or equal protection. In its opinion, the court made numerous allusions to imagery from the "Harry Potter" books.