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Kalina v. Fletcher

Docket No.: 96-792
Argued: October 7, 1997
Decided: December 19, 1997

Topics:

Reconstruction Civil Rights Acts (42 USC 1983), Civil Rights, Civil Rights Acts, Liability, Civil Rights Act, Fourth Amendment, Section 1983, absolute immunity, probable cause, qualified immunity, stare decisis

Petitioner: Kalina
Respondent: Fletcher

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 93 F.3d 653
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


522 U.S. 118 (1997)
Question:

Does the doctrine of absolute prosecutorial immunity protect a prosecutor for making false statements of fact in an affidavit supporting an application for an arrest warrant against a damages remedy under 42 USC section 1983?

Kalina v. Fletcher
ORAL ARGUMENT

October 07, 1997

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Fletcher, 0 vote(s) against

Kalina v. Fletcher
Case Documents

1Opinion in Kalina v. Fletcher
2Opinion in Kalina v. Fletcher
Additional documents for this case are pending review.