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35th Annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation Conference

Program Highlights

• Elements of the §1983 Claim

• Municipal Liability

• Individual Immunities

• Practical Considerations in §1983 Litigation

• Supervisory Liability

• Attorney’s Fees & Ethical Issues

• Equal Protection Hot Topics

• The Supreme Court’s 2016 Term, plus important forthcoming decisions in the Supreme Court’s 2017 Term

Note: The final number of MCLE hours may vary. 

Chicago-Kent College of Law


Faculty Chair

Sheldon H. Nahmod

University Distinguished Professor of Law   

Professor Sheldon Nahmod is a leading expert on constitutional law, civil rights and the law of section 1983. He is the author of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Litigation: The Law of Section 1983 (4th ed. 2017) and has argued civil rights cases before the U.S. Supreme Court and many other federal...

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