Posts Tagged ‘Local Governments’

Bigelow v. Town of Chapel Hill: When May State Constitutional Claims Against Local Governments Be Dismissed?

Monday, May 20th, 2013

Local governments often find themselves being sued over injuries allegedly caused by their officials or employees.  Such lawsuits sometimes include both tort claims and state constitutional claims premised on the same set of facts.  For example, a plaintiff who believes she was wrongly arrested during a public protest might sue a city for false imprisonment […]