Civil Rights Argument Ammunition
Having trouble keeping up with court cases interpreting traditional civil rights laws? Overwhelmed by the barrage of decisions that have defined liability under §1983? Interested in expanding your practice to include high-damage cases in the areas of employment discrimination, police misconduct, sexual harassment or mistreatment of children? With Rosenstock’s Section 1983 Civil Rights Digest, you’ll get the ammunition to make winning civil rights arguments. You’ll be able to:
- Identify all possible causes of action
- Avoid costly pleading mistakes
- Recognize and overcome immunities
- Establish punitive damages
- Locate winning affirmative defenses
- Analyze damages in similar cases
- Avoid summary judgments
- Establish governmental entity and supervisory liability
This unique casefinder gives you quick access to 2,000 civil rights decisions including employment, police misconduct, discrimination and much more. At a glance, you can determine who is liable, what legal theory applies, how to structure your case, how to maximize damages, and more. You’ll also find cases that explain a myriad of plausible defenses, including an expansive list of immunity provisions. Rosenstock’s Section 1983 Civil Rights Digest provides expertly organized and drafted summaries concerning all aspects of significant §1983 causes of action, including First, Fourth, and Eighth amendments, equal protection, due process, government immunity, and much more. Get in-depth coverage of the rights of:
- Municipal, county and state employees
- Elderly persons
- Racial minorities
- Tribal members
- Lesbians and gays
- Victims of police misconduct
- And more!
Rosenstock’s Section 1983 Civil Rights Digest incorporates a unique and practical topical numbering system that matches the way you think. When you’ve determined your issue, one topic number takes you to all cases and related categories on point. Rosenstock’s is even more reliable than on-line research—you’ll never miss a case that might be overlooked by electronic text searches.
This is a free digital book. It is instantly accessible via a link to download Microsoft Word files.