Don Bailey – Civil Rights Attorney, Harrisburg Pennsylvania
Don Bailey practices law in Harrisburg, PA and is well known for taking on the high-profile and controversial cases many attorneys fear.
Don adamantly defends the United States Constitution and the rights that it was intended to provide for us.
Bailey is a former U.S. Congressman and Pennsylvania Auditor General. He’s most proud of being a highly decorated Vietnam War veteran and a family man.
Federal Civil Rights Acts 3d §1983 and Bivens Actions
§14:1 The History of §1983 – The Statutory Text
In its present form, 42 U.S.C.A. §1983 reads: 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. For the purposes of this section, any Act of Congress applicable exclusively to the District of Columbia shall be considered to be a statute of the District of Columbia.