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Rheuark v. Dallas County

U.S.
Feb 23, 1981
450 U.S. 931 (1981)

Summary

holding that "[i]n order for a governmental unit to be liable under § 1983, the policy or custom must . . ., by the very terms of the statute, be a proximate cause of the constitutional violation"

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Opinion

No. 80-5962.

February 23, 1981.


ORDERS

C.A. 5th Cir. Certiorari denied. Reported below: 628 F. 2d 297.


Summaries of

Rheuark v. Dallas County

U.S.
Feb 23, 1981
450 U.S. 931 (1981)

holding that "[i]n order for a governmental unit to be liable under § 1983, the policy or custom must . . ., by the very terms of the statute, be a proximate cause of the constitutional violation"

Summary of this case from Akins v. Liberty Cnty.

holding that "[i]n order for a governmental unit to be liable under § 1983, the policy or custom must . . ., by the very terms of the statute, be a proximate cause of the constitutional violation"

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determining that the reasons for appellate delay are analogous to the motives under the Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial, and applying the four-factor test under Barker

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assuming without deciding that delay of nearly two years violates due process

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Case details for

Rheuark v. Dallas County

Case Details

Full title:RHEUARK ET AL. v. DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS, ET AL

Court:U.S.

Date published: Feb 23, 1981

Citations

450 U.S. 931 (1981)

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