absolute privilege

Definition of "absolute privilege"
  1. It's a type of privilege that protects an individual from legal consequences, particularly in defamation cases, irrespective of their intention or reasoning
How to use "absolute privilege" in a sentence
  1. The lawmaker was able to avoid the defamation lawsuit because of the application of absolute privilege.
  2. Absolute privilege is often applied in legislative settings to promote freedom of speech.
  3. Even though the accusation turned out to be false, absolute privilege insulated the man from any legal repercussions.

Provide Feedback
Browse Our Legal Dictionary
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z