Minneci v. Pollard

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Nov 1, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Opinion
Vote
8-1
Author
Breyer
Term

Holding: Because state tort law authorizes adequate alternative damages actions in this case, no Bivens remedy can be implied.

Judgment: Reversed, 8-1, in an opinion by Justice Breyer on January 10, 2012. Justice Scalia wrote a separate concurring opinion, which was joined by Justice Thomas, but also joined the Court’s opinion. Justice Ginsburg filed a dissenting opinion.

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