absolute immunity

Definition of "absolute immunity"
  1. The type of protection that shields an individual entirely from being held personally responsible in civil legal matters, irrespective of any prerequisites such as acting in good faith
How to use "absolute immunity" in a sentence
  1. While testifying in court, a witness is granted absolute immunity to avoid any civil lawsuits arising from their testimony.
  2. Certain public officials enjoy absolute immunity to protect them from being sued for actions taken in the performance of their duties.
  3. In some instances under law, absolute immunity is provided to prevent legal liabilities for actions done within specific roles.

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