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Imbler v. Pachtman and Texas prosecutor Ken Anderson

Imbler says that a prosecutor is immune from civil damages in suits brought under Section 1983. The Court made a point of noting that it was not shielding protectors from criminal penalties: We ...
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Imbler v. Pachtman and Texas prosecutor Ken Anderson

The main reason was that there was no trial or argumentation, he negotiated a light sentence for entering a plea of nolo contendere to a charge of criminal contempt. The holding in Imbler v. Pahctman ...
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Can a judge make it case law that 2×2=5?

united-states Will the judge not face any disciplinary consequences but just public outcry and reputation damages? The judge will be absolutely immune from civil liability for this decision. A ...
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