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Handbook of section 1983 litigation, 2006 ed.


Handbook of section 1983 litigation, 2006 ed.

Lee, David W.

Aspen Publishers, Inc.


920 pages




Title 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 was designed to provide redress for violations of federally protected rights committed by persons acting under color of law. This handbook provides concise answers to issues that frequently arise in Section 1983 cases, from police misconduct to race discrimination. This edition of the handbook contains new material on recent Supreme Court decisions. Chapters cover areas such as liability under Section 1983, incarcerated and confined persons, injunctions and declaratory relief, and attorney's fees in Section 1983 actions. Lee teaches at the University of Oklahoma College of Law and the Oklahoma City University School of Law.

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