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Tag Archives: Judicial Immunity

Civil Rights: Unlawful Arrest-Judicial Immunity

Where appellant filed an action against defendants including a city and a judge alleging counts including unlawful arrest and constitutional violations, the judge was entitled to absolute judicial immunity from the arrest and detention claims based on an invalid warrant, ...

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Civil Rights: 42 U.S.C. §1983-Judicial Immunity-Jurisdiction over State Court Judgments

Plaintiff appealed from the district court’s dismissal of his pro se §1983 action. Where defendants were entitled to judicial immunity and district courts lacked appellate jurisdiction over state court judgments, the district court properly dismissed plaintiff’s complaint. Judgment is affirmed. ...

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Civil Rights: 42 U.S.C. §1983-Amnesty Program-Judicial Immunity

Plaintiff appealed from the dismissal of its suit against two county district judges and several municipalities, arising from the judges’ implementation of an amnesty program forgiving fees probationers owed to plaintiff for probation services. Where defendant judges were entitled to ...

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