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Dragonetti Act Trumps Judicial Immunity, Court Rules

P.J. D'Annunzio | February 27, 2017

In the case of one law firm suing another over frivolous litigation, the Pennsylvania Superior Court has ruled that judicial immunity doesn't shield litigants against Dragonetti Act claims.

U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pennsylvania, at a hearing Jan. 26, 2016.
U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah Convicted on All Charges

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