United States District Court, E.D. Michigan, Southern Division
ORDER OF PARTIAL DISMISSAL
John Corbett O’Meara United States District Judge
On June 24, 2015, Plaintiff filed a complaint alleging the following counts: Count I, federal false arrest and false imprisonment; Count II, federal malicious prosecution; Count III, federal due process; Count IV, federal unconstitutional policy or custom; Count V, state unlawful arrest; Count VI, state malicious prosecution; Count VII, state false imprisonment; Count VIII, state gross negligence.
Although Counts I through IV are cognizable in this court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1331, the remaining allegations present claims based on state law. This court declines to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over Plaintiff’s state law claims so as to avoid jury confusion. See 28 U.S.C. § 1367(c); United Mine Workers v. Gibbs, 383 U.S. 715 (1966); Padilla v. City of Saginaw, 867 F.Supp. 1309 (E.D. Mich. 1994); Sanford v. Detroit Pub. Schs., 2014 WL 1922722 (E.D. Mich. 2014) (“Mixing federal-law claims with supplemental state-law claims can cause procedural and substantive problems; in the interest of judicial economy and convenience, these problems should be avoided.”).
Therefore, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Counts V, VI, VII, and VIII of Plaintiff’s complaint are ...