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Case Name City of Canton v. Harris JC-OH-0014
Docket / Court 5:80-cv-00018-SHB ( N.D. Ohio )
State/Territory Ohio
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
Attorney Organization ACLU National (all projects)
Case Summary
This civil rights case is important doctrinally; the United States Supreme Court clarified the standard under which cities and counties could be liable for constitutional violations that occurred due to failure to train or supervise their employees.On January 8, 1980, Plaintiff, ... read more >
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues Affected Gender
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Equal Protection
Unreasonable search and seizure
Personal injury
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Mental health care, general
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983

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City of Canton, Ohio v. Harris Oyez Date: November 08, 1988 By: Oyez < Detail > < External Link >