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Chauvin Verdict Sparks Nationwide Calls to End QI

Nationwide calls to end qualified immunity (QI) intensify in the wake of Derek Chauvin’s conviction for George Floyd’s murder. Here’s what people around the country, from activists to lawmakers, are saying about police accountability and ending qualified immunity.


Family of Georgia Man Killed In Police Custody Call for Justice, an End to QI

The family of Hector Arreola, who died under police custody in January 2017, released a four-minute video reenactment of Hector’s death, along with audio of Hector’s 911 call, during a press conference in Columbus, Georgia, on Friday, in hopes of bringing renewed attention to their case.


In Texas, Illinois, New York, Georgia and California, state and local police reform bills could end qualified immunity

The new year brings the start of new legislative sessions. Across the country, states are taking up legislation to end qualified immunity. In Texas, Illinois, New York…