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CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 1/17–1/21

Council member who helped limit qualified immunity in NYC calls on states to follow suit; public safety activists demand police transparency in Maryland; President Biden plans executive action on police reform; and more!

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CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 1/10–1/14

Aloe Blacc slams qualified immunity; Seattle watchdogs expose rogue cops; Oregon policymakers protect the right to protest in Portland; and more!

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CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 1/3–1/7

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!

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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!

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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!

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Civil Rights Groups to Congress: End QI

On July 7, a coalition of 29 prominent civil rights groups wrote a letter calling on Congress to end qualified immunity. The group includes the ACLU, the Human Rights Campaign, and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.

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Judge Grants QI to William Barr

On Monday, June 21, a federal judge granted qualified immunity to former Attorney General William Barr and other officials.

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Ben & Jerry Support LD 214

Qualified immunity is in the hot seat in Maine. This week, the Maine Legislature held a public hearing on a bill that would abolish the court-created loophole. The bill is called LD 214. It’s also known as An Act to Eliminate Qualified Immunity for Police Officers.

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End QI Bill in West Virginia

Republican lawmaker Chris Pritt has unveiled a bill that would end qualified immunity (QI) in West Virginia.

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ACLU Speaks Out Against QI

The ACLU speaks out against qualified immunity (QI.) The renowned civil liberties organization is putting pressure on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. They want the court to reconsider its decision to grant QI to the officers involved in Gabriel Olivas’ death.