Archive for category: Judicial Immunity

“The law is the safest shield” – so says Edward Coke, the father of judicial immunity

03 Nov
November 3, 2012

Our battle against federal tyranny has been complicated by judicial immunity.  Judicial immunity originates with Edward Coke.  I believe Sir Coke would have stood with us. Coke has had an enormous influence in America. “The men of the American Revolution were nurtured upon Coke’s writings,” observed constitutional historian Bernard Schwartz. “To them, Coke was the contemporary […]

Our judicial immunity appeal brief has been submitted.

29 Oct
October 29, 2012

Our appeal brief has been submitted.  It is distressing.  What usually happens when I produce one of these things is I get smarter.  I have now learned that my arguments surrounding judicial immunity for our lawsuit are somewhat irrelevant. This is because judges lose their judicial immunity when they lack jurisdiction of a lawsuit.  Well, […]

Judicial immunity and the Star Chamber

15 Sep
September 15, 2012

The origins of the doctrine of judicial immunity begin with Sir Edward Coke and the Star Chamber (1607). Here’s what Wikipedia has to say about the star chamber: “Another function of the Court of Star Chamber was to act like a court of equity, which could impose punishment for actions which were deemed to be morally reprehensible, but […]

Absolute judicial immunity is not a forgone conclusion!

13 Sep
September 13, 2012

Judicial immunity dodged a bullet in the 1978 lawsuit Stump v. Sparkman, 435 U.S. 349. Here’s what happened:  The mother of Linda Kay Spitler Sparkman filed a petition to have her minor daughter sterilized.  The judge, Judge Harold D. Stump, signed Ms. Sparkman’s sterilization petition in a flawed legal process (without due process) and without […]

Sowing the seeds of judicial immunity — judicial immunity origins in the United States

09 Sep
September 9, 2012

Judicial immunity in America begins with Randall v. Brigham – 74 U.S. 523 (1868) and Bradley v. Fisher, 80 US 335 (1872). [Judges] are not liable to civil actions for their judicial acts, even when such acts are in excess of their jurisdiction, unless perhaps where the acts in excess of jurisdiction are done maliciously or corruptly. […]

The requirements of Federal Jurisdiction are used by courts as a due process denying trick

29 Aug
August 29, 2012

Federal jurisdiction is used in circular court logic to defeat forever unpleasant lawsuits. The United States has filed its motion to dismiss regarding our lawsuit challenging the constitutionally of federal statutes that enable systemic lawlessness within the federal government.  We know where they stand now.  It is weak and does not respect the rule of […]