qualified immunity

qualified immunity

Immunity from civil liability for a public official who is performing a discretionary function, as long as the conduct does not violate clearly established constitutional or statutory rights.

¡ª Also termed prima facie privilege. Cf. absolute immunity. [Cases: Civil Rights 1376; Officers and Public Employees 114. C.J.S. Civil Rights ¡ì¡ì 143¨C144, 146, 157, 160; Officers and Public Employees ¡ì¡ì 247¨C248, 251¨C258.]


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