Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation


Are you working on a Section 1983 case and looking for a comprehensive treatise? Check out Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation by David W. Lee. Jenkins members can access this title from their home or office on Treatises on Fastcase

Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation is a “comprehensive yet basic study” of the complex law under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. It is designed to provide concise answers to common issues in § 1983 cases. Chapters include, “Liability Under 42 U.S.C. § 1983”, “Specific Violations of Federally Protected Rights”, “Pleadings, Motions, and Affirmative Defenses”, “Trial Issues In a § 1983 Case”, and more.  

This title is updated through the 2022-1 Supplement, which provides new and revised material as well as recent and relevant United States Supreme Court cases that involve Section 1983. Recent SCOTUS highlights include Mahanoy Area School District v. B. L. by & through LevyFulton v. City of PhiladelphiaLombardo v. City of St. Louis, and Tandon v. Newsom.

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