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Fogle v. Sokol

#1983 #Immunity 04/20/2020- Fogle spent more than three decades in prison for a crime he says he did not commit. Now free, he sued the Indiana County District Attorney, the Indiana County Assistant District Attorney, and Indiana County. The Prosecutors filed a motion to dismiss based on absolute immunity. The…

Fogle v. Sokol
3rd Circuit

#1983 #Immunity 04/20/2020- Fogle spent more than three decades in prison for a crime he says he did not commit. Now free, he sued the Indiana County District Attorney, the Indiana County Assistant District Attorney, and Indiana County. The Prosecutors filed a motion to dismiss based on absolute immunity. The District Court denied the motion.… Continue reading Fogle v. Sokol

Guzman v. Attorney General
3rd Circuit

#ImmigrationLaw #Removal 04/17/20- Guzman left El Salvador and entered the U.S. seeking relief pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and the Convention Against Torture (CAT). The Immigration Judge denied his application, and the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) dismissed his appeal. The 3rd Circuit vacated the BIA’s decision, ruling that persons who publicly provide assistance… Continue reading Guzman v. Attorney General