On Demand

Section 1983 Litigation in Virginia

1h 1m

Created on October 31, 2019




This program, taught by Jesse Binnall of Harvey & Binnall, will provide a foundational overview of Section 1983 litigation in Virginia. The course will review the history and elements of §1983 claims, the interplay between federal and state law, and procedural requirements in Virginia courts. In addition, the program will explore who may be sued, the limits of qualified immunity, and important case law to know when prosecuting or defending a §1983 lawsuit in Virginia.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review the key elements of a Section 1983 claim
  2. Discuss procedural requirements and best practices in litigating a claim
  3. Analyze relevant caselaw and apply it to your case

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