Month: December 2021

Blog

CTEQI Year-End Review

CTEQI’s year-end review recaps 10 key milestones and victories in our fight to advance racial justice, strengthen public safety, and protect civil rights.

News

Dave Myers Denounces QI

Good cop Dave Myers, a retired officer running for sheriff in San Diego County, denounces qualified immunity in a recent op-ed for USA Today. Abolishing the rule, he writes, is “an investment in restoring the trust between our law enforcement agencies and our communities.”

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 12/20–12/23

A noted legal scholar calls on states to “rein in the police”; Vermont makes headlines for taking on qualified immunity; Illinois residents stand up for public safety; and more!

News

Erwin Chemerinsky: States Can “Rein In the Police”

Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the School of Law at the University of Berkeley, discusses how states can “rein in the police” after both Congress and the Supreme Court failed to act.

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 12/13–12/17

Anquan Boldin fights for public safety; Vermont legislators plan policy to end qualified immunity; the New York City Council authorizes investigations into police misconduct; and more!

News

Tony Timpa Family Could See Justice

In a “stunning” reversal, a federal judge overturned a lower court’s decision to grant qualified immunity to the bad cops who killed Tony Timpa in 2016.

Blog

Vermont Policymakers Prepare to End QI

Backed by a broad, politically diverse coalition and strong public support, proposed legislation would end qualified immunity for bad cops in Vermont.

News

Anquan Boldin Fights QI

In an op-ed for USA Today, retired NFL star, accountability advocate, and CTEQI coalition partner Anquan Boldin describes how a family tragedy fueled his desire to end qualified immunity.

News

FBI Program Tracking Police Violence in Jeopardy Due to “Insufficient Participation”

An FBI program to track police violence is in jeopardy due to “insufficient participation from law enforcement agencies,” The Washington Post reports.  

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Joyce Vance: QI “Has to Be Fixed”

Legal analyst, law professor, and former prosecutor Joyce Vance says that qualified immunity “has to be fixed” in an op-ed about the Ahmaud Arbery verdict and criminal justice reform.