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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
MARIA STENDER,
Plaintiff
v. SUMMONS IN A CIVIL CASE
llOROUGll OF ROSELLE PARK,
Dr.femkmt
CASE NUMBER: 2:12-CV-06383-KM-MAH
TO: (Name and •   of Defendant):
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A lawsuit has been filed against yon.
Within 21 days after service of this summons on you (not counting the day you received it) -- or 60 days if
you are the United States or a United States Agency, or an office or employee of the United States described in
Fed. R, civ, P. 12 (a)(2) or (3) -- you must serve on tM plaintiff an answer to the attached complaint or a
motion under nile 12 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The answer 01· motion must be served on the
plaintiff or plaintiffs attorney, whose namo and address are:
OllABElL& ASSOCIATES, P.A.
TWO UNl\l[RSIJY PlAZA
SUITE507
HACKENSACK, NEW JERSEY 0760!
lfyon fail to respond, judgment by default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the
complaint. You also must file your answer or motion with the court.
WILLIAM T. WALSfl
CLERK
LEROY DUNBAR
ISSUED ON 2012-10-1114142:37.0, Clerk
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RETURN OF SJ;;l'l.VICJ;;
Sol'ViCQ. ofttio $ym1non1 and complaint was b)' me{I)
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NAME OF SBRVER (PRfNT/ 'fITI.E
Che'-ck (Jfl/J bi?x below tu appropriate n1ethocl of service
0 Served personally upon the defendanl. Piaee where served:_.
[J le fl coples 1hereof at the dofendan1's d\velling house or \lSUal place of abode \Vi{h a pcr{t.Qf) of suitable age find
discrellon 1hen residing therein,
iJ Na1no of person \Vi th w•ho1n the su1n1nons and complaint wero lcfl:
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STATEMl':NT OF SEl'l.VICJ;; FJ;;J;;S
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DECLAl'l.ATION OF SERVER
I declare t1ndcr penalty <lf}>arjury undor the laws of the United Statc:f! of America that lhe foregoing information
contained in the Return of Service ilnd Stateroent of Service Fees is true correct.
Executed on
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GRABELL &   P.A.
Two University   Suite 507
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601
(201) 488-1204
Matthew R. Grabell, Esq.
UNITED STATES COURT
oxsreRICT OF NEW JERSEY
MARJ.A STENDER
CIVIL ACTION NO.: l?..-cV-Ob3-63
Plaintiff
CONl?WlN'r l\ND JVRY
v.
BOROUGH OF ROSELLE PARK,
Defendants
Plaintiff Maria Stender by way of Complaint against
Defendant Borough of Roselle Park, alleges and says:
NATJlRE ACTION
1, This action a>:iaes out of the u11lawful and willful rnis-
Classification of Plaintiff Maria Stender (hereinafter
"J?l<lintiff") as a Supervisory Employee, rather than a
Department Head, which has resulted in Plaintiff not
receiving overtime compensation and other benefits and
of employment.
2. Defendant Borough of Roselle Park (hereinaf.ter
"Defendant"), at its whim, has treated !?la:lntiff as an
exempt employee for certain purposes and
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employee for others when that treatment happens to
benefit Defendant.
3. This Complaint seeks inter ~  
(a) Payment to Plaintiff of overtime compensation and
all other relief due her under the Fair Labor
Standards Act, 29 u.s.c. § 201 et seq. ("FLSA'');
(b) rnjunctive reliet compelling Defendant to comply
with the FLSA by providing the Pl.<J.intiff with
overtime compensat:Lon, pension/retirement benefits
provided to other Department Heads employed with
Defendant;
(c) Liquidated and/or punitive damages;
(d) Reasonable attorneys' fees;
(e) Costs of suit1 <J.nd
(f) Such other i:elief as this Court deems just and
equitable under the circumstanc<:'!a.
J!JRISOICTION AND Y])NUE
4. This Court has subj<;lct rnattei· jurisdiction pUr»uant to
28 o.s.c. § 1331 <J.nd 29 u.s.C. § 201, <lt seq.
5. Venue is proper in the District ot New Jersey pursuant
to 28 o.s.c. § 139l(b) (2) because a substantial part of
the events or omissions giving rise to the claims
occurred in this District.
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THE PJ\BTIES
6. Plaintiff Maria Stender, re:>iding in Cranforct, New
Jersey, has worked for Defendant Borough of Roselle
Park since 19$6. She has been Defendant's Municipal
Court Administrator since 1996.
7, Defendant Roselle Park is a municipality with offices
located at 110 East Westfield Avenue,. Roselle Park, New
Jersey.
8. Defendant has been, and continues to be, an employer
within the meaning of the FLSA.
FACTS COJ.!MON TO ALL COUNTS
9. Plaintiff has been employed as with Defendant since
1986. She has been Defendant's Municipal Court
AdmJ.nistrator since 1996. lie Municipal Court
Administrator, E'laintiff has been treated as a
Department Head d<;1spite being listed in Defendant's
personnel policies as a Supervisory employee. Plaintiff
is not similarly situated to other Supervisory
employees. For example, Plaintiff has never been a
member of any Collective Bargaining Unit; Plaintiff bas
never had a Department Head to report to; and, in
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correspondence throughout the years, Plaintiff has
regularly been addressed as a Department Head by the
CE'O and others.
10. In April 1996, to Plaintiff, o.,fendant
entered an agreement with its "Department Heads"
providing them with the "beBt benefits received by
Borough Employees through the various collect;i.ve
bargaining units for vacation time, holidays, personal
time, sick time, and health benefits." In addition,
this agreement provided, regarding retiring benefits,
that "after 15 years of service, all hoiipital, major
medical, dental and preiicription shall be <1fforded upon
retirement and that this coverage sh<>ll remain in
effect for the retiring Department Head and spouse for
the remainder of their lives." Regarding tel'mination
compensation, the agreement provided that "each
Department Head shaJ.l l'eceive an amount of money
equivalent to his or her basic wage at retirement for
90 days provided that he or she has at le<ist 20 years
of full time employment with the Borough." Plaintiff
was not included in this agreement, yet she continued
to be treated as a Department Head for all other
purposes.
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11. For the entire period of Plaintiff's employment,
Plaintiff was required to accumulate and ;r'eport to the
Chief Financial Officer. l;lll compensatory time that she
worked in e11cess of 35 hour.s per week. '.!'he compensiltory
time was awarded to her, consistent with the FLSA, at
one and one half times her hourly pay,
12. For the entire period of her if Plaintiff
was absent or late or otherwise needed to utilize her
compensatory hours tllat she had accumulated, she W;:ts
dJ.rected to subtract the hours needed from her
compensatory "bank" of )lours.
13. For approximately 22 years, through October 2008,
Plaintiff was paid her unused accumulated compensatory
time from the Parking Offenses Adjudication Fund.
14. The above practices we:r.e done with the knowledge and
agreement of the Chief Financial Ottice:t as well as the
Municipal Judge who signed Plaintiff's time sheets each
week indicating and approving the number of
overtime/compensatory hours that Plaintiff worked in
excess of 35 hours each week.
15. For the year 2008, Plaintiff accumulated 66
compensatory hours for which she has not been paid.
16- For the year 2009, Plaintiff accumulated 147.75
compensatory hours for which she has not been paid.
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17. For the year 2010, Plaintiff accumulated 326
compensatory hours for which she has not been paid.
Pursuant to the FLS.A., Defendant was required to pay
Plaintiff for any compensatory time aocum\1lated in
excess of 240 hours.
18. For the year 2011, Plaintiff accumulated 455
compensatory hours for which she has not been paid.
l?Ut'suant to the FLSA, Defendant was requirad to pay
Plaintiff for any compensatory time accumulated in
excess of 240 hours.
19. For the year 2012, to date, Plaintiff accumulated
approidmately 100 compen,.atory hours f.or which she has
not been paid.
20. Jn 2012, Plaintiff utilized app:i:oximatel.y 100
cornpt;insatory hours that she had accumulated over the
years.
21, In or around October 2008, Plaintiff wa» informed that
compensatory time would no longer be paid out of the
Parking Offenses Adjudication Act funds.
22. By letters dated September 14, 2011 and November 29,
2011, Plaintiff complained to Dt;ifendant that although
"ovt;irtime has become a steady reqtd rement, " ~ ·   s u l ting
in compensatory time, Plaintiff was not receiving her
overtima compensation.
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23. In response to her corre,,pondence, by letter d<>ted
March 6, 2012, for the fi:r.iit time in her entire
employment, Defendant advised Plaintiff that they
believed that he:r. position as Municipal Court
Administrator was exempt J:rom overtime/compensatory
time under the FLSA. Defendant completely ignored the
fact that for approximately 26 yeal'.'s of employment,
Plaintiff was required to aGcurnulate and report to the
Chief Financial Officer all of her compensato:cy time
which, when it was beneficial to DeJ;endant, i.e. r
utilizing the Parking Offenses Adjudication Act tunds,
Defend<111t acknowledged and compensated Plafotiff for
her overtime.
24. By purposefully     Plaintiff, at its whim,
Defendant has knowingly violated the FLSA.
25. Pl<Olintit'f has been depr:ived of her rights and
protections guaranteed by law, including overtime
compensation, and other benefits.
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ll'IRST COUl'l'r
(Failure to Pay Overtime Compensation as Begqired By the FLSA
26. The FLSA requires employers to pay non-exempt employees
overtime compensation.
27, The FI,SA requires employers to pay overtime
compensation at the rate of 011e and one half times each
employees regular hourly rate for all hours worked in
exce:;is of 40 hours in any given work week.
28. Whether Plai.ntift ;Ls a non-exempt Supervisory employee
or an exempt Department Head employee, despite treating
her as a Department Head for various other purposes,
for the purpose of her entitlement to
overtim<1/compensatory time, Defend<>nt treated her as a
non-exempt employee and agreed to provide her, and
indeed did provide her, with overtime/compensatory time
at a rate of pne and a half times her hourly rate, for
approximately 26 years.
2 ~   Jn 2010
1
2011 and 2012, Plaintiff regularly worked more
than 35 hours per week for Defendant, at Defendant's
request, and received no overtime pay or cornpensQ.tion
for those hours worked.
30. It was not until Plaintiff requested payment for her
20l0 and 2011 accumulated hours that Defendant told her
that they considerE>d her to be a Department Head,
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exempt from overtime.
31. In violation of the law, Da:eendc.nt has not paid
ovartime compensation to Plaintiff which has caused
Plaintiff to suJ;fer substantial damagas.
32. By attempting to change her employment status a:fter she
worked ovartime hours, at Pef<;>nda11t's insistence,
Defendant intentionally, willfully and recklessly has
refused to pay P:\.i;tintiff the overtime wages due her i;tS
required by law.
33. Plaintift' is entitled to be paid overtime compensation
as required by the FLSA for every hour of overtime
worked in any work week du:dng the relevant period of
time.
34. Pli;tintiff is entitled to compensc.tory d<1mages,
1.iquidated d<1mages, reasonable attorneys' fees and
GOSts the FLSA.
WHEUl!'ORE, l?la:l.ntiff demands judgment against Defend<int on
the First Count of the Complaint as follows:
(a) Compensatory damages;
(bl Liquidated damages1
(c) Punitive damages;
(d) Interest;
(e) Costs of suit; •
(f) Attorneys' fees;
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(g) Injunctive relief requiring Defendant to pay
overtime and other benefits required l>nder the
~   L S A ; and
(h) such further relief as this Court deems just and
equitable under the circumstances.
SECOfill CO'O'NT
!Non Payment of Benefits an<;! Other qompensationl
35. Plaintiff repeats and re-alleges each and every
allegation contained in the First Count of this
Complaint as if fully set forth herein.
36. As a Pepartment Head, Pl<1intiff is entitled to benefits
from Defendant as detailed in the Department Read
Agreement dated April 1998.
37. By not including Plaintiff in the 1998 Department Head
Agreement, l?li!.intiff will not receive retirement, and
other, benefits to which ahe is entitled.
38, The aforementioned conduct PY Defendant "10.S willful.,
wanton, malicious and in reckless disregard of
Plaintiff's rights.
39. As a direct and proxJ.mate result of. the afo:r:ementioned
conduct, Plaintiff will suf.t'e:i: substantial dam1;1ges.
WREREFORE, Plaintiff demands judgment against Defendant on
the Second Count of the Complaint as fol.low9;
(a) Compensatory damages;
(b) rnterest;
(c) Costs of suit;
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(d) Attorneys' fees;
(e) Injunctive relief requiring De!endant to provide
all benefits and perquisites of employment that
should have been provided pursuant to the
Department Head Agreement dated April 19981 and
(f) such further relief ai;; this Court deems just ;md
equitable under the circumstances.
!rHIRD coum;
!Failure to Maintain Records)
40. 1?1aintiff repeats and re-alleges e<1ch and every
allegation contained in the First and Second counts of
this Complaint as if fully set forth herein.
41, Under the FLSA, Defendant is required to keep and
maintain accurate records setting forth the total hours
worked each day by Plaintiff for each work week and
other employment information.
42, upon information and beLi.ef, Defendant has fa1.led to
maintain true, accurate and complete recox:ds containing
this required information, including the total hours
worked e<1ch day and each work week by Plaintiff,
43. The aforementioned conduct by Defendant is in violation
of the FLSA and is otherw1.se unlawful
4 4. As a direct 1md proximate result of the aforementioned
conduct, Plaintiff has suffered damages.
WHEI\EFORE, Plaintiff demands judgment a9ainet Defendant on
the Third Count of the Complaint as follows:
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(a) Compensatory dainageii1
(b) Liquidated damages;
(c) Punitive damages;
(d) Interest;
(el Costs of suit;
(f) Attorneys' fees;
{g) Injunctive relief requiring Defendant to keep and
maintain true, accurate and complete records as
required by the FLSA; and
(h) Such further relief As this Court deems just and
equitable under the circumstances.
ll'OUR'l!H COUNT
CPrgmisso;i;y EstoppellDetrimental Relianoet
45. Plaintiff repeats and re-alleges each and every
allegation contained in the First, Second and Third
counts of this Complaint as if fully set forth herein.
46. Defendant's promises regarding Plaintiff's entitlement
to overtime/compensatory time were clear and definite;
inade with the expectation that Plaintiff rely on them1
Plaintiff did rely on the promises; and Plaintiff
incurred a definite and substantial detriment due to
her reliance.
47. The allegations set forth herein eorm the bas:i.s of
Plaintiff's claim under a legal theory of promissory
estoppal.
48. By reason of the foregoing actions, Plaintiff has
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suffered ctamagee.
Wflli!RE1i'ORE, l?laint:i.ff demands judgment against Defendant on
the Fourth Count ot: the Complaint, awarding:
(a) Compensatory damages;
(b) Punitive damages;
(c) Pre and post judgment interest;
(d) Reasonable attorneys' fees1 and
(e) Costs and d;i.f;ll;mrsements of this action, together
with such other legal or equitable relief as this
Court may deem just and proper.
  COUNT
(Unjust
49. Plaintiff repeats and re-alleges each and eve-r;y
allegation contained in the Fi-r:st, Second, Third· and
J;'ourth Counts of this Complaint as if fully set forth
herein.
50. Should Defendant not pay Plaintit:f her overtime
compensation and other benef;Lts anct perquisites of
employment, Defendant will be unjustly enriched to
l?lainti:f.J:'s BUbstantial detriment,
    Plaintiff demands judgment against Defendant on
the Fifth Count of the Complaint ae follows:
(a) Compensatory damages;
(bl !?unitive damages;
(c) Interest/

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( d)
(e)
(f)
(g)
Costs of s\tit;
Attorneys' fees;
Restitution;
Such further relief <is this Court deems just ;1nd
equitable under the cir.::umstances.
& ASSOCIATES, P.A.
Attorneys for Plaintiff
Maria Stendei·
By: d/J/Ja()_
 
Plaintiff hereby demands a trial by jttry as to all causes so
triable.
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GRABELL & ASSOCIATES, P.A.
Attorneys for Plaintiff
M<>.ria Stender

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Case 2;12-cv-06383-KM·MAH Document 1-1 Flied 10/10/12 Page 2 of 2 PagelD: 16
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JS 44 (Rti', 09/J 1)
lNS1'RUCTIONS FOR ATTORNEYS COMPLETING CIVIL COVER SHEE'f FORM JS 44
Au!honty For Civil Covor Sheet
The1S 44 covttllheet and thifnfrumstlon contained herelnneilhor ri;:pl11ces not s11pplecn'l:lnts tho filings and $eNict of pleading or oth¥r p-i!pers as Nqull'\ld
by law, oxe<:pt !Ul provided by of eti\Jtt. Thlt tbrm approY«I by 100-Judlolaf Unh¢d ln Si;pkmb-er 1971, i11: r¢quired for the
USO cftl1y Cletk Of Court for   ofinitia!lng tho civif doektt.tiheet. Consequently, a civil OOV« is to ll\b Clerk of Court forcaeh
complaint filed. The an011\ey filing a oase: aho11ld i;omplvl¢-thc form at follows:
J, (a) 'Plalntiff's·De.f'endent!, Enter 11Mlil-S: nllddfeinlllal) ofplain1iff"'1ld defend3nt. lfthe plaf1Hiffor d¢ftlndao1 j, use only
the: fullnameorstandard If the plain1if'f 1;1t is an offioi11l within rirstthe agvnoyt\hd then thf;'I offiolal, givln$
bo1h naine and lill1$.
(,'b) County ofResfdenott. fQr;;aoh ol\Jil CBS"<I fif«t, .;XQtptU.S. plaintiff cue-,, cnlW' (he narnooflhe county where the first lhte-0
11me of filing. Jn U.S. pl11.ln1lff caaeg-, enter the namo oflhcoo\lrtly fn which 1hc futit 11,ted (NOTE: lri ltutdcond'dMation
the oounty of the ''dofond11nr!' ft the looa!ion of tho tract of land Involved,)
(c) AUQJTicys. Etttcr tho ti.nu 10Jophono number> 11nd Jflheromseveral list them oa an 8.Uachmont. noling
in this "(see attachment)
0

l'i, Th&ba,is ofJllri&df«ion ls sot forth under Rule 8(&), P.R.Cl",
1
whloh requlN-s in pltiziding.s. Plllctli\11 <-X" ln om;
of th¢ h<>XM, If is mon; 1h<'in one basis

pNt<Odtnw is $:i'Voo ln !he order1hOW'n below.
Uitited Slfl!es plaintiff. (I) Jurisdiction bued on 28 U.S.C. 1345 tifld 1348, Suits by asc:nole.s and orthe S!Ates arc i11clud¢\l hero.
Un fled SllltQ!l dc:fi;.rtdanl. (2) When is suing tho United Slates, officen:i ot pl ice an "X" ir1 thi$ bl)X,
Federpl quvstfon. (3) This rtifors (a suits uadvr is U.S,C. 1331, on nrhv.s undor lhe Cottstimtfon of the Unil«l States, an ame-ndmenl lo:
Con5litutiort, a:n acl or tt INUy ofllltl United Slates. In ca5t:S when::. Ille: U.S. is i!pnrty, the: U.S. and box
I or 2 shoold be. mulwd.
Diversity of 1,1!1fz-cnshlp. (4) 111is rc:f«s to suits undcl'28 U,S,C. 1332, whore p:utir-S are clllzons of diffuentsll\l({I, When Box 4 is ffi¢<lked, the cid2enihip of
!he diff4rcnt pitrlle.s must be chtJcked. (See Scclion JU belo'r, fed em I acllons 111ke pr«!cdertoe ovordlvcrsily oosos.)
III. oftht-1$ 44 is to be If diver:icy ofciti2:e11ship was incllcated abovci. MW"k this
for tJach priooipal pany.
rv. Ne lure of Sult, ao
0
X" In lhe 11ppropriate box, If the nalUre of suit wnnot bodctctmlned, be sure the: cau$e of acuon, In Section VI bt:low, 1s
rufficientto cn\lbl" thd deputy<llcrkorthestaliuioat lhe Ofl:ice to deli;n)1ine lhenan1rcofsuit. Ifthe causo flU more thao one: nat\1Je of
suit, select the q'eflnitive.
V. Orie:in. Place an ''X', in Qn1; of the 1e.w11
Oris;in&l Proceedings. (l) Ce.ses which origlnnte in the S(<!.tu districtoouiu,
Removed fr on\ Sl&le.Court. (2) Prowedlngs inilia1«1 in slate oourts may be reh'IOved ttl dl.Mrict roun.s und« 1':itle 28U.S.C., section 1441. When lhe potttion
for i:s grunted, oeheck   boK.
Remanded from Appellate Cotrt. (3) box fur rt'nle.nMd lo the dbtrlct court for f\1rthwaction. Use tfle dat€1 tis the rfllngdMe.
or Reopened. (4} Check this bo>f for o;{lse!l relnslatod reopened in lllo district caun. Uso the reop¢nlng dflle as the iiliag d!llo.
Trcmsftrt1ld fron1 AnolMr Di.9ltiot. l'or c1u·e;s transfened underTille28U.S,C. Seotion 1404(a). Do not use this lbrwilhln di&tricl transfers or nn111idistrlct
l!Ugation
Multidlstrict Litigation, (6) Cheek this bo"' \vhen a muflidi$trict OMe is ll'ansfomd ln!o !ho undu au1hority oft'iUI.' '2.6 U,S.C, 1407. Whon thl.s
box is dlecb:ld, do not check (S) abovt:.
Appeal to from M11g.is1rate Judgrnt:tH. (7) ChGCk thb bo>t for an apjX!ill f(On\ a decisioB.
'\-'i, Cauie or Acrion, Rt:pert lhe civil rclatecltolhe«iusoofe.olion and 3lvc: P brief oftti11 caust:Do nol
\!Olcsi;: dlVt'r'Slty'. Example: Civil   USC $53 , .
U'naullioriud 1".Cpt1on of tabla
Vil, In ComplP-int. AWon, .Place. an "X" In this box If you fil!n,g- a t-1iw Mtfoa F,R.Cv.'P,
Demand. Jn thh1 enter the, doJlar (ln thou$andc of dollars) demanded (lr Indicate olhe:t demand such &$ 11 prolimlnary inj1uioliori.
Jury Demand. Che: ck lh/$ approprlare box l!J fodictita whelher or not a jury Is hoini demanded.
VIII. :R.ell'lted Thh seclion of the JS 44 rs used toreft:tenoo pe.nding if My. If there are 1ela1ed pending cares, l118-1!rtthi;doi:iketnuntht1r.s:
and lho correspondingjudgo n11mc.s for suc.h
»ate i::intl AUon1Qf Dat-e. an-d Jlgn ihe civil c.ovc:r tihett.

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