Civil Rights Legislation

Cases and Materials

Sixth Edition

by Theodore Eisenberg, Ann M. Eisenberg

Tags: Civil Rights/Race and the Law, Legislation

1452 pp $221.00

ISBN 978-1-63044-005-3
eISBN 978-1-63044-007-7

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The Sixth Edition of Civil Rights Legislation includes:

  • The latest materials on the basic principles of section 1983 and the Bivens doctrine (including Minneci v. Pollard, Van de Kamp v. Goldstein, Skinner v. Switzer)
  • Issues related to pleading standards (including Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly, Ashcroft v. Iqbal)
  • Treatment of qualified immunity (including Safford Unified School District #1 v. Redding, Pearson v. Callahan, Ortiz v. Jordan)
  • Issues related to municipal liability (including Connick v. Thompson, Los Angeles County v. Humphries)
  • Issues arising from federal habeas corpus (including McQuiggin v. Perkins, Chaidez v. United States, Magwood v. Patterson)
  • Recent treatment of federal court abstention (including Sprint Communications, Inc. v. Jacobs)
  • Remedies for violations of constitutional rights (including Perdue v. Kenny A., Brown v. Plata)
  • Developments under section 1981 (including CBOCS West, Inc. v. Humphries)
  • Developments under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (including Vance v. Ball State University, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes)
  • Recent treatment of the Americans with Disabilities Act in district and appellate courts

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