Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation, 2012 Edition

Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation, 2012 Edition

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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, 2012 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, 2012 Edition is written by 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 2012 Edition features coverage of recent important Section 1983 U.S. Supreme Court cases including: Skinner v. Switzer Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn Camreta v. Greene NASA v. Nelson Connick v. Thompson Brown v. Plata Swarthout v. Cook Turner v. Rogers Duryea v. Guarnieri Arizona Free Enterprise Club's Freedom Club PAC v. Bennett Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association Ortiz v. Jordan Fox v. Vice This is the one reference to keep at your fingertips at a hearing, trial, or deposition when dealing with Section 1983 cases.2003).] In Buckley v. Mukasey [538 F.3d 306, 323 (4th Cir. 2008)], the court held that, even absent a court order, the duty ... The court noted, however, that district courts have broad discretion in their resolution of discovery problems that arise in anbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation, 2012 Edition
Author:David W. Lee
Publisher:Aspen Publishers Online - 2012-05-15


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