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CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 3/28–4/1

A judiciary subcommittee holds hearing on qualified immunity; New York’s Legal Aid Society releases report on discriminatory policing; a University of Maryland task force recommends public safety improvements; and more!

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CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 3/7–3/11

Congressional reps revive the federal call to end qualified immunity; advocates discuss New York’s public safety bill; The Washington Post examines the financial toll of police misconduct; and more!

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Cori Bush and Ayanna Pressley Reignite Federal Call to End QI

Following President Biden’s State of the Union speech, congresswomen Cori Bush and Ayanna Pressley held a rally March 3 in front of the Department of Justice, reigniting the call to end qualified immunity at the federal level.

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Ayanna Pressley Fights QI

Ayanna Pressley fights qualified immunity (QI). The Massachusetts congresswoman recently spoke with MSNBC’s Ali Velshi on the need to keep QI reform in the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (JPA).

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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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NYT Features CTEQI

The New York Times features the Campaign to End Qualified Immunity (CTEQI) in a recent article. Specifically, in an article that examines qualified immunity (QI) in the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (JPA).

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Progressives to Congress: Keep QI Reform in JPA

A group of 10 progressives in the House of Representatives penned a letter to Congress. In this letter, they urge the body to keep qualified immunity (QI) reform in the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (JPA).

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Ending Qualified Immunity Act Reintroduced

Representative Ayanna Pressley, along with Senate cosponsors Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Ed Markey, will reintroduce the Ending Qualified Immunity Act

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Artists Support Ending QI

More than 450 performing artists released an open letter to Congress in support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, a bill that names ending qualified immunity (QI) in its mandate. The sweeping police-reform bill targets no-knock warrants and chokeholds in addition to QI.

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The Athletes Ending QI

CNN reports: More than 1,000 pro athletes have created a coalition and signed a letter to Congress. In this letter, the athletes state their support for ending qualified immunity (QI.)