A characterization of the Owen decision, which denies municipalities a good faith defense, as part of a judicial trend to increase an individual's access to federal courts for violations of section 1983 of the Civil Rights Act.
College of Law
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Wittmeyer, Ronald F.
"Owen v. City of Independence: Municipal Liability, An Evolving Trend,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 1:
1, Article 10.
Ronald F. Wittmeyer, Note, Owen v. City of Independence: Municipal Liability, An Evolving Trend, 1 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 141 (1980).