Governor Says He, Others ‘Absolutely Immune’ From Liability In Flint Lead Case

(June 16, 2016, 8:22 AM EDT) -- GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Richard Snyder on June 14 filed a brief in Michigan federal court, arguing that the case filed against him and other Michigan officials in connection with the lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint, Mich., should be remanded to state court or dismissed because they are “absolutely immune” from liability claims (Tamara Nappier v. Richard Snyder, et al., No. 16-636, W.D. Mich.).

(Brief available. Document #15-160621-007B.)

Allegations

Tamara Nappier, as mother and next friend of minor child T.N., filed a lawsuit in...
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