Since Nahmodlaw.com began in August 2009, and to this date, July 7, 2010, I have written thirty-four posts (including a video and podcast) on what I consider to be topics of interest and importance going beyond what might be considered “hot” at any particular time.
It occurs to me that it would be useful to readers, especially those who have only recently discovered this blog, to have a list of the thirty-four linked posts by category for ease of reference and use.
(It is also possible to use the “search” function to look for particular cases or topics among every one of my posts, including those subsequent to July 7, 2010).
What follows is a list comprising these thirty-four posts divided into the following four categories:
SECTION 1983; CONSTITUTIONAL LAW; FIRST AMENDMENT; EDUCATION
I. SECTION 1983
Section 1983 Supreme Court Decisions–2009: A Video Presentation
A Section 1983 Podcast: Damages and Procedural Defenses
A Section 1983 Primer (1): History, Purposes and Scope
A Section 1983 Primer (2): The Seminal Decision of Monroe v. Pape
A Section 1983 Primer (3): Constitutional States of Mind
A Section 1983 Primer (4): Causation and the Mt. Healthy Burden-Shift Rule
Iqbal and Section 1983 Supervisory Liability
My Position on Supervisory Liability after Iqbal
Van De Kamp and the Shift in Prosecutorial Immunity
Haywood v. Drown: Close Call for the Supremacy Clause?
Rethinking Section 1983 Malicious Prosecution
Qualified Immunity “Order of Battle” Modified
Preempting Section 1983 Constitutional Claims: Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Comm.
Prosecutorial Immunity Revisited: The Pottawattamie County Case (UPDATED)
Justice Stevens and Section 1983
Certiorari Granted in Connick v. Thompson: A Prosecutorial Failure to Train Local Government Liability Case
Purdue v. Kenny A.: A New Supreme Court Attorney’s Fees Decision
Certiorari Granted in Skinner v. Switzer: Section 1983, Habeas and Heck
II. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW
Marbury v. Madison: Some Additional Lessons
McCulloch v. Maryland: Exegesis and Constitutional Education
The Commerce Clause
The Dormant Commerce Clause
Brown v. Board of Education
The Equal Protection Clause and Fundamental Interests
Supreme Court Decisions, 2007-2008: A Video Presentation
III. FIRST AMENDMENT
Freedom of Speech (1): Three Rationales
Freedom of Speech (2): Content, Medium and Forum
Freedom of Speech (3): The Clear and Present Danger Years
Public Employee Free Speech: The New Regime
From Buckley to Citizens United (Part One of Two)
From Buckley to Citizens United (Part Two of Two)
The Religion Clauses: ‘Tis the Season
No Laptops in My Classroom: Part One