Re: § 1983 Civil Rights lawsuit law review
- Tuesday 6 January 2009
No to citizens, but okay to "person," aka
an artificial person, paticularly in the
> any citizen of the United States or otherYou emphasized "or other person," and stopped
> person within the jurisdiction thereof to
> the deprivation of any rights, privileges,
> or immunities secured by the Constitution
> and laws,
short of including "within the jurisdiction
thereof." That means the "person" subject to
the "jurisdiction thereof."
You chosen emphasis on "Constitution" is why?
Only the federal constitution applies to all
their good citizens and persons within that
Of course the statute protects both
Anything else, don't matter.
From the other jurisdiction,
- But, it in a practical sense, it appears as though the only venue for redress of wrongs against state actors is our state (local) courts, which seem to me to be far less nearly impartial than the federal. Moreover, in Federal, we can redress wrongs against our stronger state rights via concurrent jurisdiction. If we do not use 1983, are there other legal means for obtaining remedy other than our own, possibly corrupt, local courts?