“Pursuit of happiness”

August 1, 2012

  • 78 Civil Rights
  • 78I Rights Protected and Discrimination Prohibited in General
  • 78k1026 Rights Protected
  • 78k1029 k. Other Particular Rights.

78 Civil RightsRight to pursuit of “happiness” which is not in Constitution, but in Declaration of Independence, is not right of Constitutional dimension protected by § 1983.
Jenicke v. City of Forest Hill, 873 S.W.2d 776 (Tex. App. 1994)

Suggested by Michael R. Hull, Senior Assistant County Attorney; Office of the Harris County Attorney; Houston, TX