• U.S. District Court
  • U.S. District Court
  • 3:11cv1874
  • Oct 16 2012 (Date Decided)
  • Bryant, J.
When ruling whether an entity acts under color of state law, courts may consider: 1.) whether the entity acts pursuant to the coercive power of the state or is controlled by the state; 2.) whether the state provides significant encouragement to the entity or the entity's functions are entwined with state policies; and 3.) whether the state has delegated the entity a public function.

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