ERIC Number: EJ204789
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
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Federal Jurisdiction--Civil Rights--"Monell v. Department of Social Services": The Court Compromises on Municipal Liability under Section 1983.
Allen, Thomas L.
North Carolina Law Review, v57 n3 p459-75 Mar 1979
The "Monell" decision can best be seen as a compromise between the total municipal immunity of "Monroe" and full municipal liability. Unresolved is the scope of immunity for municipal defendants in Section 1983 actions. Available from North Carolina Law Review, Van Hecke/Wettach Bldg., School of Law, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514; sc $3.00. (Author/IRT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Civil Rights Act 1964