diplomatic immunity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n diplomatic immunity exemption from taxation or normal processes of law that is offered to diplomatic personnel in a foreign country
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Usage

In literature:

If you've never heard of diplomatic immunity, you'll suffer for your ignorance.
"Mutineer" by Robert J. Shea
Assembly itself, under the aegis of diplomatic immunity.
"Where I Wasn't Going" by Walt Richmond
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In news:

It was seen as the last ditch effort to free Davis by the US authorities after the Lahore High Court failed to accept US claims of diplomatic immunity on Monday.
Michael Moussa-Adamo's attorneys are deploying an unusual tactic in their attempt to dismiss the child support suit his ex-wife has filed against him: diplomatic immunity .
Judge rejects 'Hail Mary' motion for diplomatic immunity from DSK.
Dominique Strauss Kahn's motion for diplomatic immunity was rejected by a judge, The Post revealed today.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn won't get diplomatic immunity in NY case.
Mammoth new green climate fund wants United Nations-style diplomatic immunity , even though it's not part of the UN.
A suspected war criminal who allegedly played a key role in the slaughter of 40,000 civilians in Sri Lanka has landed a cushy job at the United Nations -- with full diplomatic immunity.
"Diplomatic immunity must not become diplomatic impunity".
The diplomats use claims of immunity to avoid criminal investigations and sidestep civil lawsuits in cases in which they have been accused of enslaving or even raping their workers.
When Jill Kelley believed a reporter was trespassing at her white-columned mansion in a wealthy neighborhood this week, the Tampa socialite called 911 and claimed diplomatic immunity.
Judge denies the former IMF President's attempts at claiming diplomatic immunity.
The CEO and founder of IM Global opens up about his 15 movies and getting "diplomatic immunity" from Harvey Weinstein.
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