“The test from Bradley has remained: Judges are immune from civil suits for judicial acts done within their subject matter jurisdiction, regardless of their motives. Randall and Bradley, though, did little to actually define a judicial act. The Court, however, has since used the lenses of maliciousness and corruption to shape that definition.”

Source: Timothy M. Stengel. “Absolute Judicial Immunity Makes Absolutely No Sense. An Argument For An Exception To Judicial Immunity.” 84 Temple Law Review 1071, 1078. 2012


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