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Negligence – Auto Accident – Police Officer – Sovereign Immunity (access required)

Plaintiffs are not entitled to a jury for determination of a police officer’s plea of sovereign immunity, and the Prince George Circuit Court finds that a reasonable fact finder could only conclude that the officer exceeded his authority when he violated speed limits in a non-emergency situation; the court denies the officer’s plea of sovereign ...