Section 1983 is a broad statute that creates complicated issues regarding what constitutes a cause of action, the standards of culpability, and the myriad of defenses available, including specific defenses for governmental agencies and their employees. Gain the practical tips you need on how to handle Section 1983 litigation.
Summary of ContentsSlides: 42 U.S.C. Section 1983
Special Relationship/State Created Danger Theory; Municipal, Supervisor and Training Liability
Section 1983 – Procedural & Substantive Due Process, Equal Protection
Slides: Attorney’s Fees Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. Section 1988