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Institute for Justice Writes Op-Ed on QI

On June 24, the Institute for Justice (IJ) published an op-ed in USA Today. The op-ed discusses the compromises in the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act (JPA). Per IJ, a leaked draft of the compromise bill “shows hope” for reforming qualified immunity (QI).

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Vox Poll: Americans Want to End QI

According to a Vox poll, most Americans want to end qualified immunity (QI). Between June 9–11, VOX/Data for Progress conducted a survey. This survey focused on police reform. The data reveals that most Americans support “a more progressive approach” to police reform. This approach includes ending QI.

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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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Jamaal Bowman Wants to End QI

New York Rep. Jamaal Bowman wants to end qualified immunity (QI). Congressman Bowman is a rising star in progressive politics.

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Ben, Jerry, and Ari Melber Discuss QI on MSNBC

Recently, Ben and Jerry discussed qualified immunity (QI) on MSNBC’s The Beat with Ari Melber. On the program, host Ari Melber remarks how Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield do work that “supports their views on justice and equality.”

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Ben & Jerry Speak to CNN About Ending QI

Ben and Jerry speak to CNN about ending qualified immunity (QI). As CNN anchor Victor Blackwell notes, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield are “not new to social justice campaigns.”

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Ben, Jerry, and Al Sharpton Discuss QI

On Sunday, June 6, Ben and Jerry discussed qualified immunity (QI) with the Reverend Al Sharpton on MSNBC. On the subject of police accountability, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield always speak their mind.

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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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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.