ERIC Number: EJ242367
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
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School Board Liability for Violations of Federal Rights.
Smith, Michael R.
School Law Bulletin, v12 n1 p1-11,24 Jan 1981
Establishes a four-step analysis to help determine whether a particular violation of federal rights is caused by official policy or custom, thus making the school board liable in suits filed under federal statute 42 U.S.C., Section 1983. Discusses three landmark Supreme Court cases. (Author/WD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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