University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse

The Clearinghouse indexes case studies of civil rights litigation, and biographies of civil rights lawyers, and links them to the relevant cases. Here are additions to this part of the collection over the past 90 days:


CASE STUDIES
September 19, 2021
"Will Singer, Judicial Intervention and Juvenile Corrections Reform: A Case Study of Jerry M. v. District of Columbia"
Date: Jun. 1, 2012
By: Will Singer (Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology)
102 J. CRIM. L. & CRIMINOLOGY 901 (2012)
In January 2007, Vincent N. Schiraldi was the head of the District of
Columbia’s juvenile corrections agency.1
By that time, the agency had
struggled for decades to comply with a comprehensive consent decree
aimed at remedying constitutionally deficient conditions of ...
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CASE STUDIES
September 10, 2021
"Resolving Tensions between Constitutional Rights: Use Immunity in Concurrent or Related Proceedings"
Columbia Law Review
Date: Jan. 1, 1976
By: William R. Stein (Columbia Law School Law Student)
William R. Stein, Resolving Tensions between Constitutional Rights: Use Immunity in Concurrent or Related Proceedings, 76 COLUM. L. REV. 674 (1976)
Student Note in the Columbia Law Review that discusses Avant with fair detail under the umbrella of use immunity and its relevance in criminal proceedings*
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