Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

This week the blog will publish a multi-part online symposium on United States v. Texas, a challenge by Texas and twenty-five states to the Obama administration's deferred-action policy for immigration. Contributions to this special feature, as well as an “explainer” by this blog's Lyle Denniston, are available here.

Rehberg v. Paulk

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
10-788 11th Cir. Nov 1, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Apr 2, 2012 9-0 Alito OT 2011

Holding: A witness in a grand jury proceeding is entitled to the same absolute immunity from suit under Section 1983 as a witness who testifies at trial.

Judgment: affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Alito on April 2, 2012.

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Briefs and Documents

Merits Briefs in Support of the Petitioner

Merits Briefs for the Respondents

Amicus Briefs in Support of the Respondents

Other Amicus Briefs

Certiorari-stage documents

  • Brief in opposition of respondent James P. Paulk (unavailable)
  • Amicus brief of the Government Accountability Project (unavailable)
 
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