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Bearman v. Cal. Med. Bd., No. B210868

By FindLaw Staff on August 26, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a 42 U.S.C. section 1983 action claiming that Defendant state medical board personnel wrongfully investigated Plaintiff-Physician's recommendation of medical marijuana to a patient, the dismissal of the action is affirmed, where Plaintiff's claims were barred by qualified immunity because he alleged no facts that a reasonable public official would have believed that issuance of the administrative subpoena under the facts presented violated a clearly established statutory or constitutional right.

Read Bearman v. Cal. Med. Bd., No. B210868

Appellate Information

Filed August 26, 2009


Opinion by Judge Yegan


For Appellant:

Joseph D. Allen

For Respondent:

Pamela J. Holmes, Supervising Deputy Attorney General

Brent W. Reden, Deputy Attorney General

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