Municipal Liability? Not So Fast: What Connick v. Thompson Means For Future Prosecutorial Misconduct

Owen Farist, T.
March 2012
Mercer Law Review;Spring2012, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p1113
Academic Journal
The article discusses the United States Supreme Court case Connick v. Thompson related in which plaintiff Harry Connick filed a charge of prosecutorial miscounduct. The court held that Connick was failed to train a prosecutor of John Thompson to reach to the required level of deliberate indifference which is important for municipal liability. It states that the absence of similar violations narrowing the scope of municipal liability in employee training programs.


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