discretionary immunity

Definition of "discretionary immunity"
  1. A type of protection that shields government employees from lawsuits related to the civil decisions they make as part of their roles
How to use "discretionary immunity" in a sentence
  1. The city official claimed discretionary immunity to avoid the lawsuit related to his decision on building permits.
  2. Due to her role as a government worker, she was eligible for discretionary immunity for the decisions she made.
  3. In the case of the disputed zoning decision, the city planner invoked discretionary immunity.

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