official immunity

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Noun1.official immunity - personal immunity accorded to a public official from liability to anyone injured by actions that are the consequence of exerting official authority
granting immunity, exemption, immunity - an act exempting someone; "he was granted immunity from prosecution"
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Heard foundsome of the protesters' claims, particularly those alleging their arrests were retaliatory, were "ripe for consideration beyond a mere superficial application of public official immunity normally afforded to law enforcement when allegedly engaged in discretionary or ministerial duties.
characterizing law applicable to official immunity determinations as
The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its ruling in an application by disgraced former attorney-general Rikkos Erotokritou for release from jail on the grounds of a provision in the criminal that grants court official immunity from prosecution.
During the call, the minister said that the Ministry of Interior will not grant any member or official immunity from wrongdoings.
government argues that the courts should give it absolute deference on foreign official immunity matters, (23) while others argue that the courts should decide these matters.
5) The Supreme Court's holding in Samantar left it to the lower courts to decide how foreign official immunity should be treated under the "common law.
It stemmed from the doctrine of state official immunity (2) and is most often cited as originating in the United States Supreme Court decision of The Schooner Exchange v McFaddon.
Americans need to understand the justifications and limitations of official immunity.
created tribunals before it, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) (1) will only try cases of terrorism and terrorism-related offenses; (2) has a subject matter jurisdiction framed only with references to domestic law; and (3) has a statute that does not explicitly eliminate state official immunity.
Contents Introduction The Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act Circuit Split on Foreign Official Immunity Samantar v.

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