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SONNLEITNER v. YORK, 01-3966

A mental institute and state officials are entitled to qualified immunity in a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 claim, where a nurse failed to show the existence of a clearly-established constitutional right to a pre-demotion hearing as to all relevant charges.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/11/2002
  • Decided 09/12/2002
  • Published 09/12/2002

Judges

  • CUDAHY, Circuit Judge., Before CUDAHY, DIANE P. WOOD, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • John S. Williamson, Jr. (argued), Appleton, WI, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Richard Briles Moriarty (argued), Office of Atty. Gen., Wisconsin Dept. of Justice, Madison, WI, for Defendants-Appellees.
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