HAMILTON v. LEAVY, 01-3062
Although prison official defendants are not absolutely immune from Eighth Amendment charges on the ground that they acted pursuant to a court order, the case is remanded as to whether they are entitled either to absolute immunity for acting in a quasi-judicial capacity or to qualified immunity.
- Argued 04/18/2002
- Decided 02/28/2003
- Published 02/28/2003
- Before NYGAARD, AMBRO, Circuit Judges and O'NEILL, District Judge.
- United States Third Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Marc P. Niedzielski (Argued), Stuart B. Drowos, Department of Justice, Wilmington, DE, for Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- John W. Shaw (Argued), Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor, Wilmington, DE, for Appellee.