Put bluntly, Diesel complains that he was entitled to the benefits of what he calls a blue wall of silence, behind which he expected his fellow officers to cover up his misconduct as he alleged is done for other officers who get in trouble. Essentially he claims that he was entitled to have his misconduct ignored or concealed.
The court is not impressed with the claim of impunity and says that his injury--ostracism, alienation of friendships, withholding of preferential treatment--are not judicially redressable anyway. See: Diesel v. Town of Lewisboro, 232 F.3d 92 (2d Cir. 2000).
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Diesel v. Town of Lewisboro
|Cite||232 F.3d 92 (2d Cir. 2000)|
|Level||Court of Appeals|