University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Casenote: Rizzo v. Goode - Federal Court Intervention and Local Police Departments"
Date March 1976
Author Lindsay Schlottman
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Abstract In an action brought under 42 U.s.c. sec. 1983, the Supreme Court, led by Justice Rehnquist, reversed a federal district court's attempt to end a pattern of illegal and unconstitutional police mistreatment of citizens. Rizzo v. Goode, 44 LW 4095, was decided on January 21; 1976 and is the resting spot for litigation which lasted six years.
Source University of Baltimore Law Forum

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