Municipal Corporations Are Immune from Exemplary Damages Under 42 U.S.C. § 1983

dc.creatorJohannsen, Tonya L.
dc.date.accessioned2019-11-14T21:15:48Z
dc.date.available2019-11-14T21:15:48Z
dc.date.issued1982
dc.description.abstractDiscusses the Supreme Court case, City of Newport v. Fact Concerts, Inc. In this case the City of Newport was found guilty of denying Fact Concerts their constitutional right to free speech and due process. Fact Concerts sought both compensatory and punitive damages against the city of Newport. Eventually, the Supreme Court held that a municipality was immune from punitive damages under 42 U.S.C. § 1983.en_US
dc.identifier.citation13 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 156en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2346/85422
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherTexas Tech Law Reviewen_US
dc.subjectPunitive damagesen_US
dc.subjectMunicipal corporationsen_US
dc.subjectCompensatory damagesen_US
dc.subject42 U.S.C. § 1983en_US
dc.subjectCity of Newport v. Fact Concerts, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectCase noteen_US
dc.titleMunicipal Corporations Are Immune from Exemplary Damages Under 42 U.S.C. § 1983en_US
dc.typeArticleen_US

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