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NO: Immunization Of Government Officers For Their Wrongful Actions

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  • Legalbear
    There is not involved any question of the immunization of Government officers against responsibility for their wrongful actions. If those actions are such as
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 10, 2013
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      There is not involved any question of the immunization of Government officers against responsibility for their wrongful actions. If those actions are such as to create a personal liability, whether sounding in tort or in contract, the fact that the officer is an instrumentality of the sovereign does not, of course, forbid a court from taking jurisdiction over a suit against him. Sloan Shipyards v. U.S. Fleet Corp., 258 U.S. 549, 567 (1922). As was said in Brady 687*687 v. Roosevelt S.S. Co., 317 U.S. 575, 580 (1943), the principle that an agent is liable for his own torts "is an ancient one and applies even to certain acts of public officers or public instrumentalities."

       

       

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