Suing a Federal Agent: What Is a Bivens Claim?

Hot legal news! It’s not easy for a private citizen to sue a federal employee for a civil rights violation. If there’s no statute to allow the lawsuit, then historically you couldn’t bring your case. That’s where the so-called Bivens claim becomes important.A Bivens claim is a special type of ‘implied cause…… FindLaw News – Top Stories http://ift.tt/2nec15z

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