Civil Rights Litigation from the October 2007 Term
16 Pages Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Date Written: 2009
This Article discusses the major civil rights decisions by the United States Supreme Court issued during the October 2007 Term. The author divides the cases into three categories: first, Section 1983 litigation; second, retaliation cases; and third, age discrimination cases, and proceeds to analyze the decisions of the Term. Overall, in the author’s opinion, it was a good year for civil rights plaintiffs, especially in the employment discrimination area.
Keywords: Section 1983 litigation, civil rights claims, retaliation in civil rights litigation, age discrimination claims, employment discrimination claims
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