CTEQI’s year-end review recaps 10 key milestones and victories in our fight to advance racial justice, strengthen public safety, and protect civil rights.
States can and should end qualified immunity, Chris Kemmitt and Georgina Yeomans write in Slate. Kemmett and Yeomans are civil rights attorneys for the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The two legal experts are vocal critics of the controversial doctrine.
SB 2 passes in California. As the Los Angeles Times reports, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed SB 2. In addition, he signed other police reform provisions. This is a huge win in the fight to end qualified immunity.
Efforts to pass the JPA (George Floyd Justice in Policing Act) have officially collapsed, The Washington Post reports. Bipartisan lawmakers failed to reach an agreement. However, the fight to end qualified immunity continues.