Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law
Friday, February 5, 2010
Prosecutor is immune from civil liability even though guilty of hiding evidence
The Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit has held that a former federal prosecutor who was tried and acquitted of conspiring to hide evidence in a terrorism case is immune from civil liability because of his prosecutorial role on the case. The case is Koubriti v. Convertino and it is available here. For more on the story go here.