LSTD400 final essay 2 - Identify two elements plaintiffs in...

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Identify two elements plaintiffs in §1983 actions against state and local law enforcement officershave to prove. Identify and describe two limits placed by the U.S. Supreme Court in §1983actions against state and local officers.Please give examples to support your answer.Please answer thoroughly and list your references in Bluebook format.Please use a minimum of 250 words in your essay answer.In a Civil Rights Act actions called §1983 allows plaintiffs to sue in federal courts state policeofficers and their agency heads; county sheriffs and their deputies; and municipal police officersand their chiefs for violating plaintiff’s federal constitutional rights.First, plaintiffs must provethat the officials acted "under color of state law," which includes all acts done within the scope ofthe officers’ employment. The second element that the plaintiffs must prove is that the officers'actions must have caused the deprivation of plaintiff's federal rights guaranteed by the UnitedStates Constitution.

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Spring
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Egans
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Law, law enforcement officers

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