1983 Civil Rights Litigation: What Justice Professionals Need to Know

July 7, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm

One of the most common forms of lawsuits filed against not only criminal justice professionals but all public employees is a civil rights suit or what is known as a 1983 action for an alleged violation of a plaintiff’s constitutional rights. This webinar will provide a basic understanding of what such suits are, their essential elements of what a plaintiff has to prove and some of the key defenses such as qualified immunity.