Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation from the October 2006 Term
16 Pages Posted: 27 Jun 2014
Date Written: 2008
This article discusses the Section 1983 cases decided by the Supreme Court in the October 2006 Term. It divides the decisions into three categories: first, decisions involving constitutional rights enforceable under Section 1983; second, decisions involving the "procedural aspects" of section 1983 litigation; and third, a decision involving statutory attorneys' fees.
Keywords: Section 1983, constitutional rights, Scott v. Harris, Wallace v. Kato, attorneys' fees, Sole v. Wyner
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