Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Philip M. Carden, Nashville, for plaintiff-appellant.
David M. Pack, Atty. Gen., Bart Durham, Asst. Atty. Gen., Nashville, for defendant-appellee.
Supreme Court of Tennessee.
This case raises the question whether a criminal court judge is immune from civil suit for actions he takes while presiding over a criminal case in which he had jurisdiction. The act here involved was the judge's order to have Andrew J. Heath, now the plaintiff in this cause, then the defendant to a criminal charge, taken into custody and his bond revoked without a hearing because his attorney failed to appear at Heath's arraignment...
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