ERIC Number: EJ227880
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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The Civil Rights Litigant, 42 U.S.C. Section 1983, and Local Government Immunity.
Pappas, Louis C.
Arkansas Law Review, v33 n3 p529-43 1980
"Monell" has made clear that local governmental bodies are "persons" under Section 1983 and are no longer absolutely immune to Section 1983 civil rights suits. It is not clear if such bodies have qualified immunity. Available from School of Law, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701. (Author/IRT)
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