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Unformatted text preview: then a general broad term complaint Rational: The USSC rejects the fact that the civil rights claim needs a heightened pleading standard because it is not interpreted in the federal code, and to extend the heightened pleading standard to civil rights claim is not something the judicial system can do, especially because the federal code already spells out other areas that has a heightened pleading standard, such as fraud. The court cannot impose this standard even though things such as immunity comes into play. Holding: Heighten pleading standards only applies to the subjects specifically described in the federal code. Synthesis: Dissent/Concurrences:...
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- Fall '11