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Civil law

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Baltazar Baca Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M373
Overview The Alfred Baltazar Baca papers contain framed certificates, plaques, and awards related to the work and career of University of Denver Sturm College of Law.

Mrs. Lyle Burns Steever Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M205
Overview

The Mrs. Lyle Burns Steever Papers consist of letters to Mrs. Steever from various government officials regarding Civil Service employment. The papers also contain letters and cards unrelated to employment.

Penelope Canan and George W. Pring's Research on Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP)

 Collection
Identifier: M204
Overview The Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP) Collection documents the SLAPP involvement of the College of Law and Department of Sociology at the University of Denver. Included are materials describing the nature of a SLAPP lawsuit, research materials on SLAPP lawsuits throughout the United States, and research on possible future subjects of lawsuits.

Political Claims, Legal Derailment, and the Context of Disputes, 1990

 Item
Identifier: M204.0024.0002.00005
Overview This article is about claims manipulation and the influence of context on the careers and outcomes of disputes. We exlore eleven cases in which civil tort action was used when citizen opponents petitioned the government (lawsuits called SLAPPs or "strategic lawsuits against public participatiom"). Rather than being totally contingent on interactional and situational factors, these disputes followed two general trajectories of transfomations, depending on whether they arose from an "internal" or...