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Canton v. Harris determines standard for training liability cases

Topic: 
LIABILITY
Publisher/Date: 
1990
Note: 
In The Police chief. -- Vol. 57 - no. 6 (June 1990)
Summary: 
In Canton v. Harris, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a municipality (or county) can, under very limited circumstances, be held liable for constitutional violations resulting form the municipality's failure to train its employees.