Kamp v. Goldstein

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  1. Immunity, Prosecutorial Under 42 U. S. C. §1983

    Tieber Law OfficeF. Martin TieberDecember 30, 2010

    Van De Kamp et Al v Goldstein, __ US__; 129 S Ct 855 (2009)(jan'09).Defendant was released from prison after a successful federal habeas petition alleging that his murder conviction resulted from false testimony by a jailhouse informant, who had received reduced sentences for his testimony in past cases.He alleged that prosecutors knew, yet failed to tell defendant's attorney, valuable impeachment information, which led to his mistaken conviction.