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Springer v. Durflinger

518 F.3d 479 (7th Cir. 2008)

Liability of public officials under Section 1983 for acts in their individual capacity and as a school board.

Parents filed § 1983 suit against school district, board members, and high school officials, claiming retaliation in violation of First Amendment for parents’ complaints about high school softball coach. The United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois, John A. Gorman, United States Magistrate Judge, granted defendants summary judgment. Parents appealed.  Read More