PUBLIC-FUNCTION TEST

PUBLIC-FUNCTION TEST

public-function test. In a suit under 42 USCA ¡ì 1983, the doctrine that a private person’s actions constitute state action if the private person performs functions that are traditionally reserved to the state. ¡ª Also termed public-function doctrine; public-function theory. [Cases: Civil Rights 1326(4, 7). C.J.S. Civil Rights ¡ì¡ì 92¨C94.]
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