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.
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.”
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!
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.
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!
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.
Backed by a broad, politically diverse coalition and strong public support, proposed legislation would end qualified immunity for bad cops in Vermont.
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.
An FBI program to track police violence is in jeopardy due to “insufficient participation from law enforcement agencies,” The Washington Post reports.
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.