Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect orders from the March 24 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday, March 28 and Wednesday, March 29.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Advocate Health Care Network v. Stapleton. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday the court also hears oral argument in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. Ronald Mann has our preview.

Rehberg v. Paulk

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

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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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