ISBN-10:
1609302753
ISBN-13:
2901609302756
Pub. Date:
04/12/2013
Publisher:
West Academic
Civil Rights Actions:Enforcing the Constitution / Edition 3

Civil Rights Actions:Enforcing the Constitution / Edition 3

by John C. Jeffries Jr.John C. Jeffries Jr.
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Overview

This casebook provides the most complete treatment available of constitutional tort actions under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and Bivens. The elaborate doctrines of official immunity are examined in detail, as is the possibility of direct governmental liability under Monell v. Dept. of Social Services. The third edition also explores the relation of § 1983 to the Eleventh Amendment and the all-important topic of attorney’s fees. Finally, it provides generous introductory treatment of modern civil rights actions under Titles VII and IX and of the evolution and scope of structural reform litigation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901609302756
Publisher: West Academic
Publication date: 04/12/2013
Series: University Casebook Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1018
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.70(d)

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