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Papal nuncios, diplomatic immunity, and canon law

Supposing I thought my country's papal nuncio owes me money and he thinks otherwise. So I sue him and he gets the case dismissed on the grounds of diplomatic immunity. Maybe I could go to Vatican City ...
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Diplomatic immunity and criminal acts

As in the case of the 23rd July 2017 incident in which an Israeli security guard killed 2 Jordanians outside of Israel's embassy to Jordan, if the guard has diplomatic immunity, does that mean he can "...
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What would have happened to Mel Gibson and Danny Glover in real life?

In "Lethal Weapon 2", the Bad Guy (if memory serves, a diplomat from South Africa?) commits a bunch of crimes; then as he's getting away on a yacht, he taunts Mel Gibson and Danny Glover's policemen ...
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Is it legal for Bill Gates to hire a foreign ambassador to kill a terrorist for him?

Is it legal for Bill Gates to hire a foreign ambassador (for example the Kazakhstan prime minister) to kill a terrorist for him? For example the terrorist can be actually trying to kill his family, ...
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The nature of diplomatic immunity

I used to think diplomatic immunity meant a diplomat was subject to the laws only of his own country and not those of the host country. Now I'm not so sure. If the police and courts in the host ...