CASE LAW UPDATES
Written by Christopher B. Whitman, Anais Aquino, Suzanne Ambrose, and Ryan Griffith
CIVIL RIGHTS / FIRST AMENDMENT
Pasadena Republican Club v. Western Justice Center, 985 F.3d 1161 (9th Circuit 2021), filed January 25, 2021.
When a public entity leases real estate to a non-profit private entity, the entity will not be deemed a state actor for the purpose of Section 1983 liability without a finding of substantial coordination and significant financial integration between the entity and the public entity.