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Pembaur v. City of Cincinnati (1986)

  • By: Raymond G. Kessler
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment
  • Edited by: John R. Vile & David L. Hudson Jr.
  • Subject:American Political History, American Political Thought, Law & Courts

Pembaur v. Cincinnati, 475 U.S. 469 (1986), dealt with whether a county was liable for money damages under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, for the act of a county prosecutor who issued a one-time order to deputy sheriffs that resulted in a ...

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