March 28, 2006

Today / 03.28.06

by PG

Today in Misjudgment History (1978) - In Stump v. Sparkman, a §  1983 suit against a judge who signed off on a mother's request for her teenage daughter's involuntary sterilization, the Supreme Court held that granting such a petition was a judicial act and the judge therefore had judicial immunity.

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