What’s are the Difference Between a Bivens Lawsuit and a Section 1983 Claim?
Both kinds of claims cover civil rights violations that occur under the color of law. Life and/or liberty are usually the civil right(s) at issue in these cases. Furthermore, both kinds of claims originate in federal court, at least in most situations. Additionally, the controversial qualified immunity defense is usually available in both kinds of cases.
Dec 13, 2021