Discusses tort immunity, state/local government liability and civil rights claims. This resource: Distinguishes between actions brought under state law and those brought under federal law, so you'll be able to determine the appropriate arena; Focuses on tort immunity and the liability of state and local government entities and employees under state law; Discusses the types of claims that may be brought against state and local governments and employees, under color of federal law, especially alleged civil rights violations; and Includes an extensive discussion of immunity and liability. Contents: Volume 1 - Sovereign and Governmental Immunity: Overview; Immunity for Governmental and Discretionary Functions; Statutory Limitation of Immunity; Official Immunity; Pre-Action Notice of Claim; Procedure; Liability Under 42 USC Section 1983; Liability Under Other Civil Rights Statutes; Volume 2 - Supervisory Liability; Eleventh Amendment Immunity; Official Immunity; Procedure; Damages; Other Relief.
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