Armory Comm’n of Alabama v. Staudt – Case Brief Summary (Alabama)

In Armory Comm'n of Alabama v. Staudt, 388 So. 2d 991, 993 (Ala. 1980) the Court held that the test for determining whether a legislatively created body is an immediate and strictly governmental agency for purposes of a sovereign-immunity analysis involves an assessment of:

(1) the character of the power delegated to the body;

(2) the relation of the body to the State;

(3) the nature of the function performed by the body.