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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit case from Illinois" "Prosecutor Can Be Sued For Abusive Investigation and Misconduct"

This 7th Circuit opinion on Jan. 23rd, in the case of Fields v. Wharrie (ND Ill) is the focus of an article by Jonathan Turley today, where he writes that Judge Posner ruled that "that immunity does not protect the defendant — the county prosecutor — from liability under 42 U.S.C. 1983." (h/t Tim Evans)

Posted by Marcia Oddi on January 29, 2014 01:08 PM
Posted to Ind. (7th Cir.) Decisions