Encyclopedia > Sovereign immunity

  Article Content

Sovereign immunity

Sovereign immunity is the doctrine, from English law, that the sovereign or government, because its actions are presumed to be in accordance with law, cannot commit a legal wrong and is thus immune from suit.

See also: Impeachment

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Thomas a Kempis

... letters, sermons, a life of Saint Lydewigis[?], a Christian woman who remained steadfast under a great stress of afflictions, and biographies of Groote, Radewijns, and ...

This page was created in 21.9 ms