Course Description

601:726. SEMINAR: CIVIL RIGHTS LITIGATION-CURRENT ISSUES (3)S

Ricks


Selected issues in civil rights litigation, including substantive and procedural due process standards, fourth and eighth amendment standards, doctrines of absolute and qualified immunity, municipal liability and aspects of 43 U.S.C. Section 1983. Focus is on both Supreme Court decisions and further development of doctrine in the federal courts.