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Supreme Court Review of Section 1983 Decisions

Recorded on: Oct. 27, 2017
Running Time: 01:27:51

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

Supreme Court Review of Section 1983 Decisions [01:27:51]

Well known constitutional scholars and an expert on the law of Section 1983 lead an in-depth review of the decisions of this past term on Section 1983 and Bivens litigation.  The issues include:

  • Fourth Amendment excessive force claims
  • Takings claims
  • Qualified immunity
  • Challenges to pretrial detentions
  • Bivens claims against Federal officials
  • Importance of the common law of torts

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


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

  • Fundamentals of Section 1983 Litigation (July 2017)
    Martin A. Schwartz
  • Section 1983 and Bivens Claims—United States Supreme Court: October 2016 Term (October 2016 to June 2017) (July 2017)
    Martin A. Schwartz
  • Supreme Court Decisions: October 2016–17 Term
    Leon Friedman
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Karen M Blum ~ Research Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law School
Erwin Chemerinsky ~ Dean and Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley School of Law
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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