Section 1983 Litigation In A Nutshell

Author: Michael G. Collins
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314920201
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Coverage includes the statute's modern revival in Monroe v. Pape, municipal liability, individual officer and sovereign immunity, excessive force litigation, choice of law, state and federal court jurisdiction, remedies, and attorney's fees, There are also chapters on federal officer liability and the relationship between habeas corpus and section 1983. A helpful tool for practitioners, students, judges, and their clerks, or anyone wishing to get up to speed on this complex, ever-changing topic.

Search And Seizure

Author: Martha Bridegam
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438106203
Size: 55.28 MB
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Provides divergent views on the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

Criminal Procedure

Author: Matthew Lippman
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483332764
Size: 33.26 MB
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Criminal Procedure is a contemporary, comprehensive case-driven textbook from award-winning teacher Matthew Lippman that covers the constitutional foundation of criminal procedure and includes numerous cases selected for their appeal to today's students. With an emphasis on diversity and its impact on how laws are enforced, this clearly written textbook features numerous learning devices, including You Decide scenarios, Cases and Comments, and Legal Equations and is accompanied by robust ancillaries, including an open-access student study site with Web-based activities, helpful study aids, and resources.

Police Misconduct In Brooklyn

Author: Brian A. Maule
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319668145
Size: 51.78 MB
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This Brief explores police misconduct, through the lens of a 5-year study of civil liability cases against the New York Police Department in Kings County (Brooklyn), New York. The confluence of police misconduct and civil liability is an issue of growing concern for many communities throughout the United States. One measure of the severity of these concerns is the increase in the number of lawsuits alleging police misconduct and the civil liability resulting from these lawsuits. Using Brooklyn, New York as a case study, the author of this Brief uses lawsuits that resulted in a settlement or jury award, over a five-year period, as its measure of police misconduct. Police misconduct has many tangible and intangible consequences for a community, such as violations of the law, police brutality, social consequences, and long-term public trust of the police. On a very practical level, as the author demonstrates, the up-front financial costs of prevention, training, and support to curb police misconduct are less expensive than the costs of civil liability payments for lawsuits. This perspective creates a strong argument for policymakers for enhancing police training and police misconduct prevention programs. This work will be of interest to researchers in police studies, as well sociology and public policy.

West Group S Nutshell Series Fast Finder

Author: West Group
Publisher: West Group Publishing
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General Index to all Current Nutshell Titles Published through June 1998; List of Nutshell titles anti Abbreviations; Table of Nutshell and Am Jur 2d Correlations; Table of Nutshell and Key Number System Correlations.