Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

On Monday morning the court hears oral argument in Lucia v. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ronald Mann has our preview.
On Monday morning the court also hears oral argument in Pereira v. Sessions. Jennifer Chacon has our preview.
On Monday afternoon the court hears oral argument in Chavez-Meza v. United States. Susan Klein has our preview.

Briefly Mentioned :

Briefly Noted :

The Supreme Court will release orders from the April 20 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday at 10 a.m.

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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Merits Briefs in Support of the Petitioner

Merits Briefs for the Respondents

Amicus Briefs in Support of the Respondents

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Certiorari-stage documents

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