Court: Can Officials Be Sued For False Testimony?

Court: Can Officials Be Sued For False Testimony?

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court will decide whether government officials who testify falsely while acting as a complaining witness have absolute immunity from civil lawsuits. The high court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal from Charles Rehberg, who sent faxes criticizing the Phoebe Putney Health System, an influential Georgia . . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.