THE LAW OF SECTION 1983
(LAWC-4039) - 3 UNITS

This course with examine the law applicable to suits filed under 42 U.S.C. section 1983. It will cover the history of section 1983, its scope and current applications, applicable immunity doctrines, relevant abstention doctrines, remedies and various procedural issues related to litigating such actions.

Prerequisites:
Constitutional Law (LAWC-2003) 
or
LAW-2C03