Washington, DC (One Columbus Circle, N.E., Washington 20002-8003) : Federal Judicial Center, 2008.
vii, 239 pages ; 23 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction to [section] 1983 litigation Elements of claim, functional role, pleading, and jurisdiction Section 1983 plaintiffs Constitutional rights enforceable under section 1983 Enforcement of federal statutes under [section] 1983 Section 1983 defendants Color of state law and state action Causation Capacity of claim: Individual versus official capacity Municipal liability Supervisory liability Relationship between individual and municipal liability State liability: The Eleventh Amendment Personal capacity claims: Absolute immunities Personal liability: Qualified immunity Exhaustion of state remedies Preclusion defenses Statute of limitations Survivorship and wrongful death Abstention doctrines Monetary relief Attorneys' fees.
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Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Available in Other Form
Schwartz, Martin A. Section 1983 litigation 2nd ed. vii, 239 p.