Month: June 2022


IJ Fights QI in New Hampshire

The Institute for Justice announces that it’s working with New Hampshire lawmakers to draft a 2023 bill to end qualified immunity in the Granite State.


Carli Pierson: Weakening Police Unions Can Strengthen Public Safety

Attorney Carli Pierson examines how loosening the grip of police unions can open the doors to police accountability. She also looks at Colorado as a model of successful police reform.

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 6/20–6/24

The rogue cop responsible for Patrick Lyoya’s death faces consequences; the ACLU of Vermont tracks problematic policing; the Institute for Justice blasts the Supreme Court; and more!

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 6/13–6/17

The Justice Department investigates police misconduct in Louisiana; a rogue Chicago cop faces criminal charges; a constitutional expert takes on qualified immunity; and more!

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 6/6–6/10

The ACLU weighs in on Biden’s police reforms; New York fails to end qualified immunity (for now); a Maryland community demands greater involvement for police accountability; and more!


New York Legislature Fails to End QI This Session

The New York Legislature has failed to pass S 1991, the bill that would’ve ended qualified immunity, this session. Although disappointed, public safety advocates don’t feel defeated, and vow to continue pressing forward.

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 5/30–6/3

Legal experts note how qualified immunity could shield Uvalde’s rogue cops; public safety advocates deliver urgent messages to New York lawmakers; a federal court paves the way for police accountability; and more!