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Pottawattamie County v. McGhee

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
08-1065 8th Cir. Nov 4, 2009
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Jan 4, 2010 TBD TBD OT 2009

Issue: Whether a prosecutor may be subjected to a civil trial and potential damages for a wrongful conviction and incarceration where the prosecutor allegedly violated a criminal defendant's substantive due process rights by procuring false testimony during the criminal investigation, and then introduced that same testimony against the criminal defendant at trial.

Judgment: Dismissed according to Rule 46 on January 4, 2010. Settled by the parties.

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