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Municipal Liability

Total Credits: 1.25

2022 Section 1983 Conference Bundle
Civil Rights |  Constitutional Law
Karen M. Blum
1 Hour 15 Minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Apr 20, 2022
Product Type:
On Demand - Also available: On Demand  8
Access for 365 day(s) after purchase.


In this session, Professor Blum will address the following:

  • Methods of Establishing Monell Liability
  • What’s an Official Policy and Whose Policy is it?
  • Municipal Liability Claims Post-Connick
  • Municipal Liability Absent Individual Liability
  • Impact of Qualified Immunity on Municipal Liability


Karen M. Blum's Profile

Karen M. Blum Related seminars and products

Professor Emerita and Research Professor of Law

Suffolk University Law School

Karen Blum began teaching at Suffolk Law School in 1974. She has taught in the areas of Civil Procedure, Federal Courts, Civil Rights and Police Misconduct Litigation. She received her B.A. in Philosophy from Wells College, a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and an LL. M. from Harvard. Professor Blum is a regular faculty participant in § 1983 Civil Rights Programs and Institutes around the country. In addition, she serves as a faculty member for workshops sponsored by the Federal Judicial Center for Federal Judges and Federal Magistrate Judges. Professor Blum has authored numerous articles in the section 1983 area and is a co-author, along with Michael Avery, David Rudovsky, and Jennifer Laurin, of the treatise Police Misconduct: Law and Litigation. As a Professor Emerita, Professor Blum continues to engage in Section 1983 programs throughout the country and is actively involved in efforts to achieve police reform.

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