May 25, 2021, marks the one year anniversary of Floyd’s murder at the hands of ex-cop Derek Chauvin. In the last 12 months, we’ve witnessed a dramatic increase in the nationwide demand for greater police accountability.
Here’s our latest letters to the editor (LTE) roundup. In periodicals from Hawaii’s West Hawaii Today to California’s Taunton Daily Gazette, and The Mercury News to Massachusetts’ Telegram & Gazette, readers nationwide weigh in on qualified immunity (QI).
Here is this month’s letters to the editor (LTE) round-up! From Maine to Arizona, CTEQI volunteers continue to write and publish impactful LTEs.
End Qualified Immunity New York (EQI NY) is a coalition of activists working in New York State and New York City to pass legislation that ends the legal doctrine of qualified immunity. Bushwick Youth Coalition (BYC) is a critical partner in the coalition to end qualified immunity both nationally and in New York.
The National Immigration Project, NIP, is an important partner in the coalition to end qualified immunity.
As a former cop, Randy Shrewsberry of the Institute for Criminal Justice Reform has direct experience with policing and qualified immunity.
The new year brings the start of new legislative sessions. Across the country, states are taking up legislation to end qualified immunity. In Texas, Illinois, New York…