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Anatomy of a Section 1983 Wrongful Conviction Case (Newton v. City of New York)

Recorded on: Oct. 27, 2017
Running Time: 00:58:22

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Taken from the Web Program 34th Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation recorded October 2017 in New York.

Anatomy of a Section 1983 Wrongful Conviction Case (Newton v. City of New York) [00:58:22]

An analysis of the legal proceedings and issues, including:

  • Deprivation of protected liberty interest
  • Municipal liability based on city practice in contravention of state law
  • Damages for wrongful conviction

Speaker: Professor Alex Reinert
Panelists: Professor Karen M. Blum, Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Robert A. DeBerardinis, Jr., Peter G. Farrell, Professor Leon Friedman, Professor Emeritus Martin A. Schwartz

The purchase price of this segment includes the following article from the Course Handbook available online:

  • Local Government Liability Where Local Entity Exercises Discretion or Control Over Enforcement of State Law (to view the content of this chapter please see Chapter 4, Section III.A.3.b.)
    Karen M. Blum
  • Newton v. City of New York
  • Sample Pleading, Interrogatory Requests, and Request for Production of Documents
    Robert A. DeBerardinis
  • Malicious Prosecution; Abuse of Civil Process
    Martin A. Schwartz

Presentation Material

  • Anatomy of a Section 1983 Wrongful Conviction Case
    Professor Alex Reinert
Karen M. Blum ~ Professor Emerita, Suffolk University Law School
Erwin Chemerinsky ~ Dean and Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Robert A. DeBerardinis ~ Assistant Attorney General for the District of Columbia, Civil Litigation Division, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia
Peter G Farrell ~ Deputy Chief, Special Federal Litigation Division, New York City Law Department, Office of the Corporation Counsel
Professor Leon Friedman ~ Joseph Kushner Distinguished Professor of Civil Liberties Law, Hofstra University School of Law
Alex Reinert ~ Professor of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Martin A. Schwartz ~ Professor Emeritus of Law, Touro Law Center
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