West Headnote of the Day – December 14, 2009

December 14, 2009

West's Key 78 Civil Rights
West's Key 78 Civil Rights
West's Key 78k1477 Attorney Fees
West's Key 78k1479 k. Proceedings, Grounds, and Objections in General.

Just as Congress rejected making § 1983 a “mutual insurance” scheme, Congress sought to avoid making § 1988 a “relief fund for lawyers.”
Kentucky v. Graham, 105 S. Ct. 3099 (1985)

Suggested by Jeffrey Johnson; New England School of Law; Boston, MA

78 Civil Rights