Today and tomorrow Chicago-Kent hosts the 30th annual Section 1983 Civil Rights Litigation Conference. Professor Sheldon Nahmod, a leading expert on §1983 and author of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Litigation: The Law of Section 1983, is the program chair and will present on "The Section 1983 Claim." Read more about the event below:
Liability arising out of §1983 presents a continuing challenge for all municipal lawyers, private practitioners, and litigators who try cases in this dynamic area. Keeping up with this ever-changing environment is critical. In this two-day conference, you will learn both the fundamentals and more advanced aspects of §1983 practice and trial skills, and analyze the latest judicial decisions. Visit the program website for more information and to register online. The conference meets on Thursday, April 18, from 8:50 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and on Friday, April 19, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Professor Nahmod now blogs on §1983 and constitutional law at nahmodlaw.com.