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TORT-IMMUNITY-QUASIJUDICIAL-ATTOREYS APPOINTED AS GUARDIANS AD LITEM

N.W.M. v. Langenbach, 2024 Pa. LEXIS 793, 2024 WL 2788173 (S. Ct. May 31, 2024) (Wecht, J.). Immunity from civil liability is an “exceptional protection.” When courts extend such protection, they displace remedies otherwise available at law, a step not lightly taken. Here, we consider whether to extend absolute, quasi-judicial immunity in tort to attorneys […]

CIVIL RIGHTS-IMMUNITY-QUALIFIED IMMUNITY

Rush v. City of Philadelphia, 2023 U.S. App. LEXIS 22926, 2023 WL 5600970 (3d Cir. August 30, 2023) (Restrepo, C.J.) As a reviewing court, we must often avoid the temptation to delve into factual inquiries that are beyond our ken. Our jurisdictional rules require us to exercise such restraint in reviewing this interlocutory appeal, taken […]