Section 1983 Litigation 2009

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Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, Apr 23, 2009 - Law - 1191 pages
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If you need the short answer to a Section 1983 question, and you can't
afford to waste time running down the wrong research path, turn to the
Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation, 2009 Edition. This essential
guide is designed as the practitioner's desk book. It provides quick and
concise answers to issues that frequently arise in Section 1983 cases,
from police misconduct to affirmative actions to gender and race
discrimination. It is organized to help you quickly find the specific
information you need whether you're counsel for the plaintiff or defendant.
You will find a clear, concise statement of the law governing every aspect of
a Section 1983 claim, extensive citation to legal authority, every
major Supreme Court ruling on Section 1983, as well as key opinions in
every circuit, and a detailed overview of case law.
The Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation, 2009 Edition is written
David Lee, a practicing expert with 20 years of litigation experience. He
has lectured on civil rights topics before thousands of litigators during his
career, and argued four cases before the United States Supreme Court, as well
as numerous cases before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.
This new updated 2009 Edition features coverage of recent
important Section 1983 U.S. Supreme Court cases including:
Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee
Baze v. Rees
Crawford v. Marion County Election Board
Pearson v. Callahan
Rothgery v. Gillespie County
Engquist v. Oregon Department of Agriculture
Locke v. Karass
Van de Kamp v. Goldstein
This is the one reference to keep at your fingertips at a hearing, trial, or
deposition when dealing with Section 1983 cases.

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