1983 Litigation Expert Witnesses

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1983 Litigation Expert Witnesses who may testify on issues involving a civil action for the deprivation of rights under 42 U.S. Code §1983 may be found here, including those experts who could provide opinions on any private remedy for violations of federal law. Under 42 USC Section 1983: "Every person who, under color of any statute, ordinance, regulation, custom, or usage, of any State or Territory or the District of Columbia, subjects, or causes to be subjected, any citizen of the United States or other person within the jurisdiction thereof to the deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws, shall be liable to the party injured in an action at law, suit in equity, or other proper proceeding for redress, except that in any action brought against a judicial officer for an act or omission taken in such officer’s judicial capacity, injunctive relief shall not be granted unless a declaratory decree was violated or declaratory relief was unavailable." Experts found here might be able to opine on whether an official violated clearly established statutory or constitutional rights of which a reasonable person would have known. These experts found here might be able to provide opinions regarding qualified immunity, and other defenses to 1983 litigation claims.

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David T Sweeney (DT Sweeney Consulting, LLC)
My name is David T. Sweeney. I am a Police Policy and Procedure expert and a retired 34-year veteran police leader with Seattle Police and Oregon State University PD. I have decades of experience supervising a large number of police officers and supervisors.... Learn More ›

Mr. Ronald G Janota (Expert Witness)
Retired Lieutenant Colonel, from the Illinois State Police, Ronald Janota, has over 28 years of progressive law enforcement experience. He has written, drafted and staffed policies for one of the leading law enforcement agencies in the country. His... Learn More ›

Charles P. Stephenson (The Orion Group dba Crime Scene Plus    )
Mr. Stephenson is a former Police Officer, FBI Agent, FBI Police Instructor, FBI - SWAT/Firearms Instructor/Defensive Tactics Instructor and FBI National Academy Instructor: Mr. Stephenson is a certified, Use of Force/Firearm's Instructor for the... Learn More ›
David M Mathis MD CCHP-P FAAFP (Correctional Medicine Expert)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: 20+ years’ experience in a variety of correctional settings and experience including emergency care, acute care, hospice care and utilization management. Corrections Physician at 2500 inmate California...
Ron Martinelli (Martinelli & Associates: Justice & Forensic Consultants, Inc.)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Referred to by respected and experienced law enforcement and security civil and criminal attorneys as “The expert’s expert.” Representing agency defense and concerned plaintiff and criminal defense attorneys...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Joseph A Pollini (Police Expert, Inc.)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: I am a retired Lieutenant Commander of the New York City Police Department, having served for more than 33 years. During my tenure with the NYPD, I have served in the ranks of police officer, detective,...
1983 Litigation FAQs

What is a 1983 litigation expert witness?

A 1983 litigation expert witness is an attorney or legal professional who specializes in civil rights cases brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. They may provide expertise in police misconduct, excessive force, or other constitutional violations.

What is the role of a 1983 litigation expert witness?

A 1983 litigation expert witness provides specialized knowledge on civil rights litigation involving federal law and constitutional rights violations.

How much can a person make as a 1983 litigation expert witness?

1983 litigation expert witnesses may be compensated in the range from $175 to $400 per hour or greater, depending on the type of work the expert is asked to perform.

What are the qualifications of a 1983 litigation expert witness?

A 1983 litigation expert witness should have a strong background in civil rights law, specifically Section 1983 of the Civil Rights Act, and should be able to provide expert opinions on issues such as excessive use of force, false arrest, and police misconduct.

In a lawsuit, how is evidence gathered by a 1983 litigation expert witness?

A 1983 litigation expert witness gathers evidence through various methods such as reviewing documents, conducting interviews, and analyzing data to provide testimony in court regarding civil rights violations.

What type of lawsuit might require the testimony of a 1983 litigation expert witness?

A lawsuit involving civil rights violations, police misconduct, or excessive use of force by law enforcement may require the testimony of a 1983 litigation expert witness.