How Does Immunity Work in a Federal Criminal Case?
A district court granted summary judgment in favor of a city in an action by purchasers of municipal bonds who alleged federal and state securities claims against the city. The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth...more
Last week, the Illinois Supreme Court heard oral argument in Wilkins v. Williams. Wilkins is a sequel of sorts to Harris v. Thompson, in which the Court considered the statutory immunity of a publicly owned ambulance involved...more
Matt Kaiser, a Washington DC federal criminal defense attorney at The Kaiser Law Firm PLLC (http://www.tklf.com), discusses how immunity works in federal criminal investigations and federal criminal cases.
On November 15th the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia issued the opinion of Jeffery Jenkins, et ux. v. City of Elkins, et al. (No. 11-1059). Factually, Mr. Jenkins was an employee of Bombardier Aerospace driving a...more