Title

Constitutional Torts (3rd edition)

Publication citation
Nahmod, Sheldon H., Michael L. Wells, and Thomas A. Eaton. 2010. Constitutional torts. New Providence, NJ: LexisNexis.

ISBN 9781422470275

Table of contents
Constitutional torts : a first look -- "Under color of" state law -- "Secured by the constitution and laws" -- "Secured by the constitution and laws" affirmative constitutional duties and rights secured by Federal laws -- "Every person" : governmental liabiltiy -- "[S]ubjects or causes : to be subjected..." : causation -- "Every person" : absolute immunity -- "Every person" : qualified immunity -- "Shall be liable to the party injured in an action at law, suit in equity or other proper proceeding for redress" : constitutional tort remedies -- Procedural defenses -- Litigating section 1983 claims in state courts -- Attorney's fees