This new Second Edition volume provides an extensive collection of jury charges for the wide range of issues in cases brought under Section 1983. This invaluable resource provides numerous sample jury instructions, insightful commentary, and circuit-by-circuit annotations. Each charge is preceded by comments from the authors, variations to the charge depending on jurisdiction and circumstances, supporting case citations broken down by circuit, and cross references to pertinent sections of text in the other volume. Sample instructions are also contained on a companion CD-ROM. Also available as part of the Section 1983 Litigation Complete Six-Volume Set.appeal for abuse of discretion.150 When special verdicts or interrogatories were used the appellate court must consider then together with the instructions to presented the contested issues to the jury.151 determine whether the special verdicts or interrogatories adequately ... 2010) (circuit court reviews adistrict courta#39;s construction of the special verdict form for abuse of discretion, reversing only if an erroranbsp;...
|Title||:||Section 1983 Litigation|
|Author||:||Martin A. Schwartz, George Cheny Pratt|
|Publisher||:||Aspen Publishers Online - 2009-06-22|