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May 16, 2013

Overview of Section 1983 and Bivens Actions in the United States as a Deterrent Against Law Enforcement Misconduct

Pro Bono Counsel completed Legal Analysis for Human Rights Defenders in India that face constant harrassment by police. Indian Human Rights defenders asked for comparative research into legal remedies used to combat police misconduct in the U.S. and so Pro Bono Counsel analyzed Section 1983 and Bivens actions in the United States as a mechanism for deterring and remedying law enforcement misconduct.