Monday, March 6, 2017

For Wednesday

Monday audio. Municipal Liabiltity/Supervisory Liability Commentaries due on Monday, March 20 (first day back from break).

We continue with State Sovereign Immunity I. What are the possible meanings/interpretations of the 11th Amendment? What does it mean for Congress to abrogate immunity, what is the standard, and when can Congress abrogate (or not) according to its different powers. Can states be sued under § 1983? If not, why not?