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Editor's Note :

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Filarsky v. Delia

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-1018 9th Cir. Jan 17, 2012
Tr.Aud.
Apr 17, 2012 9-0 Roberts OT 2011

Holding: A private individual temporarily retained by the government to carry out its work is entitled to seek qualified immunity from suit under 42 U. S. C. § 1983.

Judgment: Reversed, 9-0, in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts on April 17, 2012. Justices Ginsburg and Sotomayor each filed concurring opinions.

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