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Behrens v. Pelletier

Docket No.: 94-1244
Argued: November 7, 1995
Decided: February 19, 1996

Topics:

28 U.S.C. 1291, Judicial Power, Double Jeopardy, Eleventh Amendment, Excessive Bail, Fifth Amendment, Speech or Debate Clause, absolute immunity, immunity from suit, qualified immunity, self-incrimination

PartyNames: John W. BEHRENS, Petitioner, v. Robert J. PELLETIER.
Petitioner: Behrens
Respondent: Pelletier

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Supreme Court Docket

Behrens
v.
Pelletier
516 U.S. 299 (1996)
Other Citations: 116 S.Ct. 834133 L.Ed.2d 773 (516 U.S. 2
Question:

Does a defendant's immediate appeal of an unfavorable qualified-immunity ruling on his motion to dismiss deprive the court of appeals of jurisdiction over a second appeal, also based on qualified immunity, immediately following denial of summary judgment?

Behrens v. Pelletier
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 07, 1995

Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Behrens, 2 vote(s) against
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