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Petition to Decision

Papers of Supreme Court Justices on Civil Rights Cases

David Achtenberg

Professor & Law Foundation Scholar

UMKC School of Law

Kansas City, MO 64110-2499





Monell v. Department of Social Services

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Sources for Further Research
Transcripts of Handwritten Notes and Memos
Cast of Characters
Names & Abbreviations
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