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McMillian v. Monroe County, Alabama

Docket No.: 96-542
Argued: March 18, 1997
Decided: June 2, 1997

Topics:

Reconstruction Civil Rights Acts (42 USC 1983), Civil Rights, Civil Rights Acts, Liability, capital murder, murder, sovereign immunity

PartyNames: Walter McMILLIAN, Petitioner, v. MONROE COUNTY, ALABAMA.
Petitioner: Mcmillian
Respondent: Monroe County, Alabama

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 88 F.3d 1573
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Mcmillian
v.
Monroe County, Alabama
520 U.S. 781 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1734138 L.Ed.2d 1 (520 U.S. 78
Question:

Is a county liable for constitutional violations committed by the county sheriff in matters of law enforcement?

McMillian v. Monroe County, Alabama
ORAL ARGUMENT

March 18, 1997

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Monroe County, Alabama, 4 vote(s) against
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