The Fundamentals of Section 1983 and Constitutional Tort Litigation

March 30, 2006 – Jeffrey Scott has been invited by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute to speak at their seminar entitled “The Fundamentals of Section 1983 and Constitutional Tort Litigation”. This seminar will help you understand the elements of a Section 1983 cause of action, the remedies and damages available and the defenses that can be raised, as well as how to evaluate the nature of supplemental state law claims. This seminar will also offer you tips from how to interview your client and investigate a possible claim, to drafting your pleadings, securing expert witnesses, conducting fruitful discovery, filing appropriate pretrial motions and, finally, developing a trial strategy. For more information, visit www.pbi.org