The purpose of this Article is two-fold. First, there will be a brief survey of the opinions that have required specificity in pleading civil rights complaints. Courts ought to speak for themselves before being criticized. The second part will evaluate the reasons federal courts provide for this requirement.
Moore, Lawrence W. S.J.
"Pleading Civil Rights Complaints: Wheat and Chaff,"
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