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Sovereign and Qualified Immunity in Virginia

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Date Published

May 25, 2021

Publisher

Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Subjects

Civil Rights, Immunity

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Summary

What You Can Expect:

Introduction to Qualified Immunity and Sovereign Immunity: Doctrinal Basics and Similarities/Differences Between the Doctrines

Legal Arguments Available to Overcome Qualified Immunity 

Legal Arguments Available to Overcome Sovereign Immunity

Addressing Misinformation as to the Legal Ramifications for State Law Legislation Dealing with Police Misconduct 

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Presenters

Isaac McBeth
Halperin Law Center


Seth Carroll
Commonwealth Law Group

At CLG, Seth handles challenging litigation for clients and their families who have suffered serious injuries or death,... Read More

Professor Jack F. Preis
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs & Professor of Law - University of Richmond School of Law

Associate Dean Jack Preis teaches and writes in the areas of federal courts, civil rights litigation, and civil procedure.... Read More

Danny Zemel
The Krudys Law Firm

Danny Zemel is in his first year as an associate with the Krudys Firm. After college, he worked primarily as a tennis... Read More

Andrew Lucchetti

Halperin Law Center

Mark Dix

Mark joined Commonwealth Law Group as a partner on January 1, 2018. His practice areas include family law, including divorce,... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Sovereign and Qualified Immunity in Virginia
Sovereign and Qualified Immunity in Virginia - Materials
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Credit

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