US Seventh Circuit Rules Prosecutor Can Be Sued For Abusive Investigation and Misconduct

This is a very big deal.

The US Supreme Court had confirmed that prosecutors have absolute immunity from civil suit for their non-criminal actions as prosecutors.  This decision by the Seventh Circuit shines a very different light on the subject.

Read the story by Jonathan Turley here.

6 responses to “US Seventh Circuit Rules Prosecutor Can Be Sued For Abusive Investigation and Misconduct

  1. Docile Jim Brady – Columbus OH 43209

    Good to read. Thanks , Phil.

    Civil suits and judgments far kinder than death (which some aggrieved persons have caused over the years).

  2. I was driving on the interstate, maybe 15 or 20 miles over the speed limit. The Missouri Highway Patrol turned their lights on me and I foolishly sped away. I was dragged through my window, brutally beaten and hospitalized for treatment. I successfully passed a polygraph exam.
    John Ashcroft was Missouri Attorney General at that time. Preston Dean, the assistant attorney general, had my polygraph results on his desk in Jefferson City.
    When the troopers are asked to submit to polygraph exams, in regard to my case, the truth will finally be known about the abuse I suffered.

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