F.A.Q. on § 1983 actions

If you aren’t familiar with § 1983 actions, I’m hoping this F.A.Q. will help you. I sometimes cut some of this preamble from the cases that are summarized because of its length. Q. What is a § 1983 case? A. This occurs when a plaintiff (who will be bolded on this website) has accused a […]

How often do new cases come out?

The MCOA releases cases every Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. while the MSC releases cases every Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Keep in mind that not all of those released cases are criminal. Even the criminal cases that are released are not always of interest to law enforcement (they may involve sentencing issues, jury instructions, etc.). When […]