No. 09-350

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23 Apr, 2010

Topside Merits Brief in Los Angeles County v. Humphries

2019-03-18T18:48:13-05:00April 23rd, 2010|Tags: , , |

Today, the Petitioner’s merits brief was filed in Los Angeles County v. Humphries, No. 09-350.  The brief can be viewed here. The questions presented in Humphries are: Are claims for declaratory relief against a local public entity subject to the requirement of Monell v. Department of Social Services, 436 U.S. 658 (1978) that the plaintiff [...]

24 Feb, 2010

Busy Week at the Supreme Court

2019-03-18T18:48:13-05:00February 24th, 2010|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Court began the week with a flurry granting two cert petitions on Monday in Los Angeles County v. Humphries, No. 09-350 and Harrington v. Richter, No. 09-587.   In Humprhies, the Court was asked to rectify a circuit split on whether a plaintiff, in a request for declaratory relief, must demonstrate that the constitutional violation was [...]