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Bogan and Roderick v. Scott-Harris

Docket No.: 96-1569
Argued: December 3, 1997
Decided: March 3, 1998

Topics:

Economic Activity, Governmental Liability, First Amendment, absolute immunity, immunity from suit, racial discrimination, sovereign immunity

Petitioner: Bogan and Roderick
Respondent: Scott-Harris

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIRST CIRCUIT
Citation: 134 F.3d 427
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket


523 U.S. 44 (1998)
Question:

Are actions by local officials introducing, voting for, and signing an ordinance outside the scope of legislative activities because of the motives of the government actors?

Bogan and Roderick v. Scott-Harris
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 03, 1997

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Bogan and Roderick, 0 vote(s) against
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