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Section 1983 in the State and Federal Courts (previously Section 1983 Litigation in State Courts) presents a clear methodology for addressing the complex procedural and remedial issues arising in Section 1983 cases that may be filed in both state and federal courts. Each step of litigation is supported by references to state and federal cases that identify underlying legal principles and strategies.
This treatise includes:
This title is cited in the state and federal courts and by the U.S. Supreme Court in its recognition that Section 1983 litigation takes place in courts in virtually every state (Howlett by and through Howlet v. Rose, 490 U.S. 356, 378 n.20 (1990)).
This revised edition is noteworthy for many reasons, including:
For a more detailed discussion of the revised edition, please see the Author’s Introduction to the 2021-2022 Edition and Preface.