Irma Ascher


res judicata, civil rights, Title 42, Civil Rights Act


Article discusses how the United States Supreme Court has limited access of civil rights litigants to the federal courts through expanded use of res judicata. Article discusses availability of federal forum to civil rights claimants who commence actions under sections 1981 and 1983 of Title 42 of the United States Code and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.



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