The U.S. Supreme Court this week declined to hear a case in Washington, D.C., where a federal prosecutor is being sued for his alleged role in improperly removing a grand juror from D.C. Superior Court.

The high court on May 17 rejected without comment the prosecutor’s petition for certiorari, which said the case presents an important issue of prosecutorial immunity. Most immunity cases involve a criminal defendant suing a prosecutor. In this case, a grand juror who was kicked off of a panel is suing a prosecutor.

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