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