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Civil Rights Lawyers Pen Op-Ed Against QI

Jonathan H. Feinberg and Lauren Bonds are two prominent civil rights lawyers. Feinberg and Bonds both work for the National Police Accountability Project. They’re against qualified immunity (QI).

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Washington Post Features “Five Myths” About QI

Each week, The Washington Post publishes a “Five Myths” section. Per the Post, this weekly column challenges “everything you think you know” about a specific topic. This week’s topic features five myths about qualified immunity (QI).

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Ending QI will Not Bankrupt Cops According to Study

Ending qualified immunity (QI) will not bankrupt cops according to an eye-opening study from 2014. A recent article published in Reason clarifies this major misconception about qualified immunity.

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Karen Bass and NAACP President Discuss JPA and QI

Congresswoman Karen Bass and NAACP President Gerrick Johnson spoke with TIME on the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death. The conversation centered around police reform.

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NBA Social Justice Coalition: Pass the JPA and End QI

On Monday, May 24, the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) social justice coalition called on Congress to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (JPA) and end qualified immunity (QI).

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Forbes: Ben and Jerry Speak Out on Racial Justice

When it comes to ending qualified immunity (QI), Forbes notices that Ben and Jerry refuse to stay on the sidelines. In fact, the duo remain front and center.

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Ayanna Pressley on George Floyd and Ending QI

Massachusetts Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley is a leader in the national efforts to end qualified immunity (QI). On May 25, the the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder, Rep. Pressley went on MSNBC.

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Maxine Waters: “I’m Not Giving Up on Ending Qualified Immunity”

Alanah Odoms is Executive Director of the ACLU of Louisiana (LA). On May 22, the civil rights activist appeared on MSNBC to discuss Ronald Greene, police reform, and qualified immunity (QI).

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ACLU LA Calls for an End to QI

Alanah Odoms is Executive Director of the ACLU of Louisiana (LA). On May 22, the civil rights activist appeared on MSNBC to discuss Ronald Greene, police reform, and qualified immunity (QI).

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NYT Editorial Board Comes Out Against QI

Leading up to the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death on May 25, the New York Times Editorial Board calls for an end to the unjust doctrine that shields bad cops from accountability.