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Sovereign Immunity

LectLaw - Legal Definition of Sovereign Immunity

Wikipedia - interpretation of Sovereign Immunity

North Carolina Supreme Court Allows Homeowners to Sue for Negligent Building Inspection

HOWREY - Construction Weblinks  :  September 24, 2001  :  Howrey LLP


"Sovereign Immunity or the Rule of Law" - "This book explores the inherent conflict between the philosophical concept of the rule of law on one hand and sovereign immunity as it exists in the United States today on the other."

Justice Lives - "Home of 'Immunity Watch' and source page for all information related to sovereign immunity and the hundreds of related types of immunity.

"The Texas A&M Tragedy"

Northwestern University Medill Journalism - "Breaking and Entering by Police"

"A Beating that Leaves The State Unaccountable" Texas Politics August 01, 2007 Article (scroll down)

      Does sovereign immunity create a license to lawlessness or does it enhance a public officials' ability to serve the public?
     You decide.
     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. 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.
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Robbing a Community of its ability to witness
One Clear Moment as to where and when to draw the line.
White Collar Crime:
 Takes Lives.
Mass Serial...
Do NOT be Charmed.
'Sophistication' is NOT 'Credibility'.
...Still, Abuse of Power epitomizes Pre-Meditated & Mass Serial.
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