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Civil Procedure – Relation Back – Limitations – Jail Suicide (access required)

In this 42 U.S.C. Sect. 1983 action arising out of a jail suicide, the district court holds that under Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(c), plaintiff's claim against a new defendant relates back to the original claim, so as to prevent the bar of the statute of limitations. Based on recent 4th Circuit precedent, I find ...

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