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What is the New York statute of limitation for false imprisonment or excessive use of force?

A New York claim for assault, battery, and false imprisonment has a one-year statute of limitation. See CPLR § 215.  The courts have held that claims for false arrest or excessive force accrue on the date the arrest is made or the force is used. See Ormiston v Nelson, 117 F3d 69, 71 (2d Cir.1997). According to the United States Supreme Court, the forum state's personal injury statute of limitations governs. See Wilson v Garcia, 471 US 261 (1985); Owens v Okure, 488 US 235 (1989).

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