Anquan Boldin wants to end qualified immunity (QI). As SportsCasting reports, the longtime Arizona Cardinals receiver “has gone from celebrating touchdowns to fighting for equality.”
Nationwide, new state qualified immunity (QI) bills are making news. Here are some of the latest states getting into the ring to combat the troubled doctrine.
Sonia Pruitt discusses qualified immunity on the Daily Cato Podcast. Captain Pruitt, head of the Black Police Experience, and the Cato Institute are coalition partners of the Campaign to End Qualified Immunity.
Ending qualified immunity (QI) in Minnesota (MN) is becoming closer to a reality. As the Derek Chauvin trial gets underway, a MN House Committee passed a bill aimed at ending qualified immunity for bad cops.
NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson recently spoke to MSNBC’s Lawerence O’Donnell about ending qualified immunity in New York in light of George Floyd’s death in Minnesota.
Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield recently came on the Axios Re:Cap podcast. On the show, they tackle a number of topics with host Dab Primack. The conversation includes discussions on ice cream, corporate activism, and the Campaign to End Qualified Immunity (CTEQI).
In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court limits the ability for cops to claim qualified immunity (QI). In doing so, the court expanded the ability for victims of police violence to sue, Reuters reports.
As The New York Times reports, NYC City Council voted on a large police reform package that ends qualified immunity (QI) as a defense for police officers in local civil lawsuits.
Ending qualified immunity (QI) in Texas is on the agenda for this legislative session. Texas’ George Floyd Act seeks to end QI in the Lone Star State, reports The Washington Post.
Republican lawmaker Chris Pritt has unveiled a bill that would end qualified immunity (QI) in West Virginia.