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Law in a Nutshell: Section 1983 Litigation

  • Edition : 5th ed., 2016
  • Author(s) : Collins
    • ISBN: 9781634592307
    • SKU: 50116
    • Condition: New
    • Format: Paperback


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    • ISBN: 9781634592307
    • SKU: 50116V
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A reliable source on Section 1983 litigation, this Law in a Nutshell: Section 1983 Litigation provides an authoritative commentary which includes coverage of Monroe and the modern Section 1983 Action; Parratt and the scope of due process; excessive force, private violence, and Section 1983; and enforcing the laws under Section 1983. The text also discusses municipal liability, state sovereign immunity, and personal immunities.

Features and Benefits include:
Timesaving reference tool;
Broad coverage of Section 1983;
Details Section 1983 in the state courts;
Discusses Section 1983 and habeas corpus;
Identifies jurisdiction and procedure;
Answer exam questions quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents includes:
Monroe and the Modern §1983 Action;
Parratt and the Scope of Due Process;
Excessive Force, Private Violence, and §1983;
Enforcing Federal "Laws" Under §1983;
Municipal Liability;
State Sovereign Immunity;
Personal Immunities;
Damages and §1983;
Injunctions and Declaratory Relief;
Attorney's Fees;
Choice of Law and §1983;
Section 1983 in the State Courts;
Preclusion and §1983;
Abstention and Related Doctrines;
Section 1983 and Habeas Corpus;
Bivens and Federal Officer Liability;
Jurisdiction and Procedure.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.