Pottawattamie County v. McGhee – Post-Argument SCOTUScast

SCOTUScast 11-23-2009 featuring Kenneth L. Wainstein

November 23, 2009

Kenneth L. Wainstein

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  Pottawattamie County v. McGhee - Post-Argument SCOTUScast - MP3
Running Time: 00:17:19

On November 4, 2009, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in Pottawattamie County v. McGhee. The issue in this case is whether a prosecutor is absolutely immune from civil liability in a suit brought by a criminal defendant who alleges that the prosecutor violated a criminal defendant's substantive due process rights by procuring false testimony during the criminal investigation and introducing it at trial. 

To discuss the case, we have O’Melveny & Myers LLP partner Kenneth L. Wainstein.

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Transcript of Oral Argument - November 9, 2009 (PDF)