immunity from suit - updates

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Putting a president behind bars

Mar 11, 2017 - 12:34 PM

If the criminal acts imputed on the President were committed when he was not yet a president he cannot be protected by presidential immunity

FAQ: Immunity to witnesses in legislative hearings

Sep 20, 2016 - 1:44 PM

Witnesses in legislative hearings may be granted immunity and admission into the witness protection program upon final approval of the justice department

LEGISLATIVE BODY. Six witnesses have been granted immunity as the House Committee on Justice holds a hearing on the alleged bribery inside the National Bilibid Prison on September 20, 2016. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler