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Jefferson, Individually And As Administrator Of The Estate Of Jefferson, Deceased v. City Of Tarrant, Alabama

Docket No.: 96-957
Argued: November 4, 1997
Decided: December 9, 1997

Topics:

28 U.S.C. 1257, Judicial Power, Appellate Procedure, Due Process, Equal Protection Clause, Fourteenth Amendment, Sixth Amendment, racial discrimination

Petitioner: Jefferson, Individually And As Administrator Of The Estate Of Jefferson, Deceased, et al.
Respondent: City Of Tarrant, Alabama

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF ALABAMA
Supreme Court Docket


522 U.S. 75 (1997)
Question:

Are federal claims under 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 governed by the Alabama Wrongful Death Act?

Jefferson, Individually And As Administrator Of The Estate Of Jefferson, Deceased v. City Of Tarrant, Alabama
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 04, 1997

Decision: Decision: 8 votes for City Of Tarrant, Alabama, 1 vote(s) against
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