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U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments On Immunity For Private Attorney Retained By Government
Posted on 18 Jan 2012 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) When a private attorney is temporarily retained by the government to work with or under government employees, that attorney is entitled to the same qualified immunity that government employees receive, the attorney representing... Read More

Unanimous High Court: Private Attorney Hired By Government Entitled To Immunity
Posted on 17 Apr 2012 by Bajeerah LaCava

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) A private attorney who is temporarily retained by the government to carry out the government's work may seek qualified immunity from a lawsuit under 42 U.S. Code Section 1983, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruled... Read More