Questions tagged [judicial-immunity]

For questions about judicial immunity, an exception to personal liability granted to those involved in judicial process for official actions.

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Can a judge make it case law that 2×2=5?

The following quote from Malcolm Turnbull is actually not what this question is about, but nevertheless it is a good-fit epigraph: The laws of mathematics are very commendable, but the only law ...
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Can it be judicial misconduct to not rebut arguments of losing party?

Bob sues Rob in a civil court (adversarial system). Bob contends: I am right and Rob is wrong because of A. Rob defends: No, A does not apply because of X. Bob replies: No way. X does not ...
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Is the Court Registrar/Clerk immune to a suit for negligence?

Suppose a Court Registrar/Clerk issues an enforcement instrument against a party to enforce a judgment debt, but the Court later rules that this instrument was invalidly issued (i.e., the Registrar/...
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Are judges immune from prosecution of crimes committed while acting as a judge?

Discussing the civil lawsuit to Hans Reiser's murder conviction, Wikipedia states: "Judges ... are immune to lawsuits regarding their official conduct." In the United States, is that true? Surely,...