Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation from the October 2006 Term

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Martin A. Schwartz

Touro College - Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Schwartz, Martin A., Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation from the October 2006 Term (2008). 23 Touro L. Rev. 827 (2008), Touro Law Center Legal Studies Research Paper, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2459114

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