Remedies Against Governmental Defendants

Remedies Against Governmental Defendants

This lesson will address constitutional and statutory remedies against governmental defendants, both individual officials and governmental entities.


This video will discuss remedies against governmental defendants, including both government entities and individual government employees. Suing a municipality, a state, or the federal government, or an official employed by any those governments, raises special remedial issues not present when a private individual defendant or organization is sued.

I.               State-Action Requirement

As a threshold matter, in order to...