Sovereign immunity, or crown immunity, is a legal doctrine by which the
sovereign or state cannot commit a legal wrong and is immune from civil suit or
Generally, the idea that the sovereign or government is immune from lawsuits or
other legal actions except when it consents to them. Historically, this was an ...
federal sovereign immunity law for the panel on international and ... tives on
sovereign immunity at the Symposium on "Suing the Sovereign," at the 15th Judi-
Sovereign Immunity. The legal protection that prevents a sovereign state or
person from being sued without consent. Sovereign immunity is a judicial
The Legal Term * Sovereign Immunity * Defined & Explained.
Sovereign immunity is best understood not as a specific rule of customary
international law, but as a legally binding principle. If not bound by detailed treaty
Sovereign immunity is a doctrine based on a common law principle borrowed
from ... suits against state governments and to override sovereign immunity.” The.
Statutes and constitutional provisions pertaining to state sovereign immunity and
tort claims against the state.
Feb 10, 2016 ... Louis E. Wolcher, Sovereign Immunity and the Supremacy Clause: Damages
Against States in Their Own Courts for Constitutional Violations, ...