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CIVIL RIGHTS

A private lawyer can claim qualified immunity from a suit under §1983 over his actions in representing a public employer in an internal affairs investigation. See “Private lawyer is immune from suit under §1983” U.S. Supreme Court. Filarsky v. Delia, ...

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CIVIL RIGHTS

A government investigator was entitled to absolute immunity from liability for allegedly providing false testimony to a grand jury. See “Witness isn’t liable for false grand jury testimony” U.S. Supreme Court. Rehberg v. Paulk, No. 10-788. April 2, 2012. Lawyers ...

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