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Court Shields Government Employees

Posted Jun 25, 2007 11:47 AM CDT
By Debra Cassens Weiss

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The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that government employees carrying out their official duties without benefiting themselves are not personally liable for claims they violated racketeering laws or private property rights, SCOTUSblog reports.

The ruling is Wilkie v. Robbins, No. 06–219 (PDF).

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