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R4 Basic Civil Rights Litigation Every Cop Should Know- American Falls

February 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Course Number: R4233G

Course Description:

Discussion will include:

*mechanics and stages of civil rights litigation basics

*sources for those lawsuits under federal law—42 USC § 1983, 18 USC § 242, Bivens, etc.

*personal capacity suits under civil rights laws as a bypass to 11th Amendment

*11th Amendment and basics of municipal liability

*qualified immunity defense

*how conduct on the street can have practical effect on the litigation

*will NOT cover the underlying scope of civil rights and violations themselves

Dates: Thursday, February 13, 2020

Times: 1800-2000

Credit Hours: 2

Location: American Falls High School, 2966 S. Frontage Road, American Falls, ID 83211

Cost: FREE

(Attendees are responsible for meals, travel, and/or lodging)


Instructor(s): Power County Prosecutor Travis Stevens

Remarks: To register email Travis Stevens at

This class is limited to the following people:

Open to all Idaho Peace Officers, Sheriffs, Police Officers, Coroners, Federal Law Enforcement, and their deputies.  Attorneys General, Prosecutors, City Attorneys, and U.S. Attorneys whose legal practice is limited exclusively to governmental clients may also attend.


February 13
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Power County Sheriff’s Office


American Falls High School
2966 S. Frontage Road
American Falls, ID 83211 United States
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