Paying for Prisoner Suits : How the Source of Damages Impacts State Correctional Agencies ’ Behavior

@inproceedings{FOUGERE2010PayingFP,
  title={Paying for Prisoner Suits : How the Source of Damages Impacts State Correctional Agencies ’ Behavior},
  author={JOSHUA J. FOUGERE},
  year={2010}
}
  • JOSHUA J. FOUGERE
  • Published 2010
This Note addresses an often overlooked issue facing state prisoners suing for federal civil rights violations: the impact of rules about the source of a monetary judgment or settlement on correctional agencies’ litigation strategies. Using empirical data for fifteen states, it confronts traditional assumptions about government liability and practice and… CONTINUE READING