From Lisa Nadig — cases on Judicial Immunity

5. The Court In Yates v. Village of Hoffman
Estates,illinois,209 F.Supp. 757 {N.D.Ill. 962}
held that “not every action by a judge is in
the exercise of his judicial function … it is not
a judicial function to commit an intentional
tort even though the tort occurs in the
courthouse. When a judge acts as a
trespasser of the law, the judges loses
sUbject-matter jurisdiction and the judges’
orders are void, of no legal force or affect.
6.The Eleventh Amendment was not
intended to afford them freedom from
liability in any case where, under color of
their office, they have injured one of the
State’s citizens. TO grant them such
immunity would be to create a privileged
class free from liability from wrongs inflicted
or injuries threatened. Public Agents must
be liable to the law, unless they are to be put
above the law.see.OLD COLONY TRUST

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