Police Misconduct Litigation
Use of expert witnesses and case law updates involving Section 1983
Allegations of unlawful police shootings, excessive uses of force, and false arrests continue to dominate the national media. What does this mean for lawyers in Massachusetts who work on civil rights cases under Section 1983? How can attorneys who hope to build their practice do so in this growing field?
This program provides up-to-the-minute information on the latest developments in both prosecuting and defending cases brought under Section 1983, including insider tactics and key legal updates. Expert practitioners delve deep into the major issues from multiple perspectives, using their wealth of experience to share practical tips and strategies for handling these cases from inception through trial. Their unique insights provide you not just with a thorough overview, but also solid grounding in the very latest in this area of the law.
This program includes the use of expert witnesses; individual, supervisory, and municipal liability; causes of action; scope of discovery; summary judgment; qualified immunity; trial tactics; damages; and attorneys’ fees. The faculty demystifies the defense of qualified immunity and discusses the latest legal decisions. If you practice in this area—or hope to—this program is a must!
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