judicial immunity

Definition of "judicial immunity"
  1. A type of complete protection given to judges, court officers, and officials performing quasi-judicial functions, protecting them from civil lawsuits for actions taken within their official jurisdiction or authority
How to use "judicial immunity" in a sentence
  1. Despite the plaintiff's attempts, the judge claimed judicial immunity for the decisions made during the trial.
  2. The grand jury, owing to judicial immunity, was not held legally responsible for its decision.
  3. When the prosecutor was sued due to a controversial ruling, they invoked judicial immunity.

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