The U.S. Supreme Court announced late Monday that it had dismissed an important pending case over prosecutorial immunity after being alerted that the dispute had been settled. The action stops in its tracks a case that could have produced a landmark decision that many believed would have reined in the longstanding tradition that prosecutors cannot be held liable for their actions as prosecutors.
Supreme Court Drops Undecided Prosecutorial Immunity Case After Parties Settle
The National Law Journal
January 5, 2010