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BREAKING: Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Denies Immunity For Cannizzaro

By April 21, 2020No Comments

BREAKING: The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied District Attorney Cannizzaro’s request for immunity. Defendants argue that creating and issuing the fake subpoenas was protected prosecutorial conduct because it “relate[d] to the core prosecutorial function of preparing evidence and testimony for trial.” But the Supreme Court has squarely rejected this broad interpretation of absolute immunity.

Read the full decision here.

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