intergovernmental immunity doctrine

intergovernmental immunity doctrine
A principle established under constitutional law that prevents the federal government and individual state governments from intruding on one another's sovereignty. Intergovernmental immunity is intended to keep government agencies from restricting the rights of other government agencies.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


intergovernmental immunity doctrine
A principle established under constitutional law that prevents the federal government and individual state governments from intruding on one another's sovereignty. Intergovernmental immunity is intended to keep government agencies from restricting the rights of other government agencies.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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