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Q: If a federal judge deny a complaint based on prejudice, can he or she be sued?

2 Lawyer Answers

Roy Lee Warren

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • San Marcos, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Yes they can be sued but your case would be quickly dismissed unless you can prove some egregious error because the judge has good faith immunity that is very difficult to overcome. Seldom is a suit against a federal judge successful.

Kiele Linroth Pace agrees with this answer

Kiele Linroth Pace

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Extremely unlikely but, if anyone can pull it off, it would be an attorney that practices in the area of Federal Civil Rights.

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