That right, also included American first ammendment is taken from the Bill of Rights.. And it is a prolific and important part of the American society.
In this story, an English Lord is acknowledged immunity from prosecution. But differently from the Right to Petition, it was not additionally "illegal" for him to "be charged and brought to prosecution" it was just that he could not be prosecuted. Thus the court could not convict him.
It's different when it's "illegal" for someone to be prosecuted.
Because a case cannot be "brought" to a court. A prosecuting authority or private individual or lawyer cannot initiate legal proceedings against someone if its illegal to be prosecuted. The matter cannot be decided by a court or in a court.
Because the act & proceedings of prosecution would be "a offence" thus a court would be engaged in criminal activity if hearing such a case.
It would be a matter for the police (or a private prosecutor) to bring criminal charges against the "prosecution" who first initiated proceedings in law against the petitioner.
1688 Bill of Rights - The right to Petition - It is the Right of the Subjects to petition the Queen & all Commitments & Prosecutions for doing so are illegal.
To prove my above legal position on this is true, I need to provide the facts & evidence and correct interpretation.. all with factual, rational supporting documents.
The HM Government petitions committee don't really want to agree with me.. yet things they are saying & giving excuses & arguments for.. they are just not correct on..
So I literally have to go through these things one by one and prove them to be wrong.. and the more things they clearly have not told the truth about or they have got wrong, the less authentic the remaining excuses or disagreements are that they have made.
im adding these files now which I will discuss soon.
evidence that petitioning a government is also for purpose of settling Grievances and not only policy or law changes or MPs to act over legislation.
3 example petitions which name an individual (Scottish petition rules say you should not. but don't say, must not or can not.
Rules of Scottish petitions (which I will go through shortly)
Evidence of Political party "defamation" of other MP's which proves a political petition, likewise is exempt from anything attempting to claim it cannot contain "defamation"
evidence links to my website was published & can be published as attached evidence