Does sovereign immunity
create a license to lawlessness or does it enhance a public officials' ability to serve the public?
Either way, sovereign
immunity impacts every person's ability to hold their government accountable. A.L.M.A. encourages every person to read
up and learn about it.
www.lectlaw.com describes "sovereign immunity" as "...rooted in the inherent nature of power and the ability of those who
hold power to shield themselves. In England it was predicated on the concept that 'the sovereign (king) can do no wrong',
a concept developed and enforced by - guess who?..."
***The views expressed in the following links are not necessarily the views of A.L.M.A., but are intended to serve
as educational resources to encourage a healthy dialogue about sovereign immunity. A.L.M.A. welcomes suggested links that
can offer a well-rounded perspective and cite specific stories as examples.