There is probably no tenet in our law that has been more universally berated by courts and legal writers alike than the doctrine of governmental and sovereign immunity. In response to this criticism, recent cases have indicated the existence of a trend to abrogate the doctrine either in whole or in part. Because the merits of the abrogation of governmental and sovereign immunity have been thoroughly discussed in the past, only the various methods of application will be discussed herein.
Abrogation of Governmental Immunity- Prospective, Quasi-Prospective, or Retrospective Application,
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