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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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,...