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Police Misconduct: Law and Litigation, 3d, 2015-2016 ed.

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Format: Book - softbound
Brand: Clark Boardman Callaghan
Copyright: 2015
ISBN: 9780314634634
Service #: 13516318
Sub #: 13516317
Shelf Space: 2 in.
Publication frequency: Annually
Update method: Replacement pamphlets

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Police Misconduct: Law and Litigation, 3d, 2015-2016 ed.



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Police Misconduct: Law and Litigation examines each step in the police misconduct proceedings process, from initial case evaluation to the court's charge to the jury. You'll get in-depth analysis of all aspects of a civil rights damage action, augmented with thorough coverage of relevant law and procedure. Subjects include:

  • Actionable conduct under federal civil rights acts
  • Jurisdiction and liability of particular defendants
  • Case investigation and evaluation
  • Drafting complaints
  • Jury selection and instructions
  • Absolute and qualified immunity defenses
  • Effect of prior court proceedings
  • Discovery
  • Notice requirements
  • Damages
  • Attorney fees
  • Voir dire
  • Trial

In addition, this title:

  • Describes significant Supreme Court and lower court rulings in the field
  • Identifies the police conduct that qualifies as a constitutional violation
  • Presents tactical considerations based on key cases
  • Includes checklists and numerous sample litigation materials