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ERIC Number: EJ459332
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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School District Liability for Federal Civil Rights Violations under Section 1983.
Sorenson, Gail Paulus
Wests's Education Law Quarterly, v2 n1 p15-32 Jan 1993
Section 1983 of the 1871 Civil Rights Act includes the option of money damages for violations of the Constitution and federal laws. The focus of this paper is on the scope and limit of school district liability. Questions decisions where boards may have avoided liability by intentional ignorance of inaction in the face of supervisory incompetence. (69 footnotes) (MLF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Language: English
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