As some of you may know, the firm is presently embroiled in a number of civil rights actions — both at the state and federal levels. In preparing the pleadings, and in responses to defendants’ efforts to undermine these cases, the complexity (and downright fascination) of civil rights laws never ceases to amaze me. For instance, a colleague of mine and I spent much of today discussing the nuances of two very important sections of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 — sections 1983 and 1985. It was a fulfilling discussion ….
More to come on these issues at a later date and time ….