“In Bradley v. Fisher, also a case in which a lawyer sued a judge, the Court held that judges enjoy immunity for their judicial acts ‘even when such acts are in excess of their jurisdiction and are alleged to have been done maliciously or corruptly.’

Source: Timothy M. Stengel. “Absolute Judicial Immunity Makes Absolutely No Sense. An Argument For An Exception To Judicial Immunity.” 84 Temple Law Review 1071, 1077. 2012

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