Absolute immunity is a form of legal immunity for government officials that confers total immunity from criminal prosecution and lawsuits so long as they are acting within the scope of their duties. Absolute immunity contrasts with qualified immunity, which only applies if specified conditions are met.
Absolute immunity has been applied to lawyers in some cases.
- Absolute Immunity. Louisiana State University Medical and Public Health Law Site.
- Connecticut Court Rules That Lawyers Can’t Be Sued for Fraud. Insurancejournal.com.
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