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2019 Litigating Civil Rights Claims under Section 1983: An Overview

Total Credits: 1.0 Self Study

Practice Area:
Civil Practice & Procedure |  General Practice |  Immigration |  Labor / Employment |  Litigation / Trial Practice
Audio and Video
Access for 1 year(s) after purchase.


Originally presented on: November 19, 2019

This webinar will provide an overview of civil rights litigation under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Topics to be covered include an overview of the types of claims (i.e. First, Fourth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendment claims), preparing pleadings (complaints, answers, and affirmative defenses), identifying proper parties and individual/official capacities, Monell liability, engaging in discovery with an eye toward summary judgment, and trial/appellate issues.

Speaker: Bryon Hale, Barklage, Brett, & Hamill, PC, St. Charles

Note: This program was originally produced as a webinar and is available on demand in streaming audio with streaming video PowerPoint. This material qualifies for self-study credit only. Pursuant to Regulation 15.04.5, a lawyer may receive up to six hours of self-study credit in a reporting year. Self-study programs do not qualify for ethics, elimination of bias, or Kansas credit.


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