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Civil Rights

Selected Federal Laws: (Additional statutes, regulations & opinions may apply to your specific situation.)

Minnesota Laws:

Federal Government Resources:

Minnesota State/Local Government Resources:

Books from the Library:

  • Civil Rights Law and Practice - Harold S. Lewis & Elizabeth J. Norman KF4749 .L49 2004
  • Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Litigation: The Law of Section 1983 - Sheldon Nahmod KF1325.C58 N34
  • Civil Actions Against State and Local Government, Its Agencies, Officers, and Employees - West Group KF9065 .C582
  • Federal Civil Rights Acts - Rodney A. Smolla KF4749.A745
  • Police Misconduct: A Practitioner's Guide to Section 1983 - Wayne C. Beyer (2018) Main KF1307 .B49 2018
  • Section 1983 Litigation: Claims and Defenses - Martin A. Schwartz KF1325.C58 S36
  • Section 1983 Litigation Forms - John W. Witt et al. (2016 -) KF1325.C58 S36 2016
  • Section 1983 Litigation in a Nutshell - Michael G. Collins KF1325.C58 C65 2016

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Related Topics: Prisoners, Employment Discrimination.

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