Chardon v. Fernandez
454 U.S. 6 (1981)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Chardon v. Fernandez, 454 U.S. 6 (1981)

Chardon v. Fernandez

No. 81-249

Decided November 2, 1981*

454 U.S. 6

Syllabus

Held: With respect to the claims of respondents, former nontenured administrators in the Puerto Rico Department of Education, that their terminations of employment violated 42 U.S.C. § 1983, the applicable 1-year limitations period began to run from the dates when they received letters notifying them that their appointments would terminate at specified dates in the future, rather than from the dates of actual termination. Cf. Delaware State College v. Ricks,449 U. S. 250.

Certiorari granted; May 8, 1981, judgment (648 F.2d 765) and June 11, 1981, judgments reversed and cases remanded.

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