Civil Liability in Criminal Justice
Edition: 5th 2009 (Revised)
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Description: This handbook addresses the problems confronting criminal justice practitioners and their agencies due to the increased number of civil liability lawsuits. It introduces the reader to civil liability generally and the federal law specifically, while indicating steps that can be taken to minimize risks. Due to increasing civil litigation against criminal justice agencies, students and practitioners not only need a working knowledge of criminal law but a firm grasp on the civil law process. Hundreds of cases are referenced throughout the text.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publication date: 10/1/2009
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
|Overview of Civil Liability|
|Foundations for Liability|
|Civil Liability Under State and Federal Tort Law|
|Civil Liability and Federal Law: Section 1983 Litigation|
|Defenses to Civil Litigation and Risk Management|
|Administrative and Supervisory Liability|
|Liability for Failure to Train|
|Operating Criminal Justice Agencies Under a Consent Decree|
|Use of Force in Law Enforcement and Corrections|
|Section 1983 and Correctional Liability Issues|
|Section 1983 Actions in Law Enforcement|
|Liability and Wrongful Custodial Death|
|Personnel Issues and Liability|
|Conclusions: Shifting Directions in Civil Litigation|