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September 2019

Sovereign Immunity

Sovereign Immunity is a legal doctrine that protects governments from lawsuits. It stems from an old English common law principle: The king can do no wrong.

Not until 1946 did Congress begin carving out exceptions to this rule as it pertains to injury claims. The Tort Claims Act waived sovereign immunity for certain categories of injuries caused by the United States or Federa…

Sovereign Immunity

Sovereign Immunity is a legal doctrine that protects governments from lawsuits. It stems from an old English common law principle: The king can do no wrong.
Not until 1946 did Congress begin carving out exceptions to this rule as it pertains to injury claims. The Tort Claims Act waived sovereign immunity for certain categories of injuries caused by the United States or Federal employees.

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