|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Nov 5, 2008
||Jan 26, 2009||9-0||Breyer||OT 2008|
Issue: Whether district attorney supervisors are entitled to civil immunity from allegations they failed to ensure line prosecutors were aware, and thus able to disclose to the defendant, that a jailhouse informant was to receive benefits in exchange for his testimony.
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Stephen Breyer on January 26, 2009.