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Preemption is a doctrine in constitutional law that applies when two authorities conflict with one another. It refers to the idea that a higher authority of law will displace the law of a lower authority of law when the two authorities come...

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Definition

The sovereign immunity refers to the fact that the government cannot be sued without its consent.

Overview

Sovereign immunity was derived from British common law doctrine based on the idea that the King could do no wrong. In the...