skip to content


Employees' Civil Rights Claim under 42 USC 1981 governed by 28 USC 1658 Four Year statute of limitations

Monday, May 17, 2004

  • Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
The Supreme Court has held that petitioner employees' causes of action under the Civil Rights Act of 1991, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, are governed by the four-year statute of limitations set by 28 U.S.C. § 1658. Click here to see summary of decision and access free documents offered by the NCPL online Poverty Law Library. Subscribers to the NCPL have access to a quantity of useful resources. See

Pro Bono and legal aid attorney resources - Pro Bono Net
Louisiana's Online Guide to Free Legal Help & Information for Low-Income People
  • Know Your Rights
  • Find a Lawyer
  • Legal Program Directory
  • Find Courts
  • Find Community Help
  • Self-Help Information
  • LiveHelp Assistance