AELE LAW LIBRARY OF CASE SUMMARIES:
Civil Liability of Law Enforcement Agencies & Personnel
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Other Misconduct: Racial - Section 1981
City could be vicariously liable pursuant
to Section 1981 for officers' mistreatment of Chinese landlord for allegedly
racial reasons; Section 1983 claims against city dismissed Mui v. Dietz,
559 F.Supp. 485 (N.D.Ill. 1983).
City of Chicago could be liable for alleged repeated police beatings of blacks Trotter v. City of Chicago, 573 F.Supp. 1296 (N.D.Ill. 1983).
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