Monday, June 10, 2013

First Circuit -- Goldstein v. Galvin

An official who litigates a claim in an official capacity is not precluded from relitigating the claim in a personal capacity.

Administrator does not automatically receive absolute immunity when performing adjudicative function.  Elected office no bar to absolute immunity.

Inclusion of plaintiff's name on press release not a basis for a 1A retaliation claim.

Goldstein v. Galvin 
Compiled by D.E. Frydrychowski, who is, not incidentally, not giving you legal advice.

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Author's SSRN page here.