Edwards v. Kenyon

Topic(s): 
Protecting Constitutional Rights and Requirements
Docket Number: 
7-130
Documents:
Case Description: 
  1. Whether the district court properly denied petitioner's motion for summary judgment based on a claim of qualified immunity.
  2. Whether the two-step framework for analyzing claims of qualified immunity, set forth in Saucier v. Katz, should be abandoned.
  3. Whether the rule that an evenly divided appellate court affirms the lower court's judgment should not apply to interlocutory appeals challenging the rejection of a claim of qualified immunity.

Public Citizen was co-counsel for the respondent at the cert stage, and the Supreme Court denied cert.