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09-571 Connick v. Thompson

United States Supreme Court Civil Rights Brady violations A district attorney’s office may not be held liable under Section 1983 for failure to train its prosecutors based on a single Brady violation. Thompson mistakenly relies on the “single-incident” liability hypothesized in Canton, contending that the Brady violation in his case was the “obvious” consequence of failing to provide specific ...

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