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Staffer who listened to prosecutor, magistrate gets immunity (access required)

Where an investigator with the sheriff’s office did not cause arrest warrants on dog theft and obstruction of justice charges to be issued he was insulated from liability. And where he relied on the opinion of the commonwealth’s attorney and a neutral magistrate, he was entitled to qualified immunity. Background Travis Shrewsbury and Waneta McKinney allege that ...