The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves appeals the denial of its plea to the jurisdiction in this case alleging invasion of privacy and civil conspiracy. The Wharves is immune from the claims for declaratory and injunctive relief. A governmental entity retains immunity from ultra vires suits, and a decision concerning the discipline, or lack thereof, of a police officer is a discretionary act. To the extent that the appellant claims his reputation was damaged by allegedly false testimony offered at a hearing, that does not, by itself, constitute a sufficient liberty or property interest to invoke due process protection. The trial court's order is reversed and rendered. Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves v. O'Rourke, Dallas Court of Appeals, No. 01-10-01115-CV, 05-30-2013.
Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves v. O'Rourke
Tex. App. Dist. 5
June 6, 2013