Browsing Texas Tech Law Review by Subject "1983"
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Shopkeepers Who Foster Arrests of Suspected Shoplifters Pursuant to a Preconceived Plan With the Police Are Acting Under Color of State Law Within the Meaning of 42 U.S.C. § 1983 (Texas Tech Law Review, 1976)Examines the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s case Smith v. Brookshire Brothers. In Smith, the court established that shopkeepers who detain a suspected shoplifter, in connection with a pre-established ...