Texas Gov., Prosecutors Can't Duck Judge's Prosecution Suit

Law360 (March 27, 2019, 7:55 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal court on Wednesday denied a bid by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and local prosecutors to completely toss a case in which a former state court judge alleges they filed politically motivated charges against her, saying that the governor and others are largely immune for their actions during the underlying case's prosecution but not for its investigation.

U.S. District Judge Amos L. Mazzant largely left in place allegations by Suzanne H. Wooten against Abbott, who was state attorney general at the time, and others concerning how her case was investigated, while dismissing portions of the case that dealt with how...

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