No. 95SC680.

933 P.2d 1311 (1997)

Vernon E. WAGNER, Petitioner, v. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF RIO BLANCO COUNTY, Colorado; and Ron Hilkey, Sheriff of Rio Blanco County, Respondents.

Supreme Court of Colorado, En Banc.

March 10, 1997.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Worrell, Griffith, Durrett & Jaynes, P.C., Karen S. Renne, Glenwood Springs, for Petitioner.

No Appearance on Behalf of Respondent Board of County Commissioners of Rio Blanco County.

Younge & Hockensmith, P.C., Earl G. Rhodes, Kevin R. Kennedy, Grand Junction, for Ron Hilkey, Sheriff of Rio Blanco County.

Chief Justice VOLLACK delivered the Opinion of the Court.

We granted certiorari to determine whether the court of appeals properly affirmed the trial court's dismissal of the petitioner's malicious prosecution claim by determining that the respondent, as a grand jury witness, was entitled to absolute immunity from subsequent civil liability for his testimony before the grand jury. We affirm the court of appeals and hold...

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