Collins' Section 1983 Litigation in a Nutshell, 5th

Imprint
West Academic Publishing
ISBN-13
9781634592307
Primary Subject
Civil Rights
Format
Softbound
Copyright
2016
Series
Nutshells
Softbound - New, softbound print book.

Description

Coverage includes the statute's modern revival in Monroe v. Pape, municipal liability, individual officer and sovereign immunity, excessive force litigation, choice of law, state and federal court jurisdiction, remedies, and attorney's fees. There are also chapters on federal officer liability and the relationship between habeas corpus and section 1983. A helpful tool for practitioners, students, judges, and their clerks, or anyone wishing to get up to speed on this complex, ever-changing topic.