Tag: institute for justice

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 1/2–1/6

The Nevada Supreme Court affirms the right to sue government officials; Washington State lawmakers introduce bill to end qualified immunity; Kansas police rescind drug charges against a terminal cancer patient; and more! 

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 10/31–11/4

Axios examines race and policing; an ex-cop faces trial for killing Patrick Lyoya; Ben Crump takes on the LA County Sheriff’s Department; and more! 

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 7/25–7/29

A rogue police chief gets caught using racial slurs; an off-duty official is charged with fatally shooting a Bronx teen; the Institute for Justice examines the unclear nature of qualified immunity; and more!

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 7/4–7/8

New details emerge regarding Jayland Walker’s death; the Justice Department launches an investigation into the NYPD; the Institute for Justice fights qualified immunity in New Hampshire; and more!

News

IJ Fights QI in New Hampshire

The Institute for Justice announces that it’s working with New Hampshire lawmakers to draft a 2023 bill to end qualified immunity in the Granite State.

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 6/20–6/24

The rogue cop responsible for Patrick Lyoya’s death faces consequences; the ACLU of Vermont tracks problematic policing; the Institute for Justice blasts the Supreme Court; and more!

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 6/13–6/17

The Justice Department investigates police misconduct in Louisiana; a rogue Chicago cop faces criminal charges; a constitutional expert takes on qualified immunity; and more!

Blog

MD’s Judiciary Committee Hears Arguments in Favor of HB 1012

On March 1, Maryland’s Judiciary Committee heard arguments in favor of HB 1012, the Police Immunity and Accountability Act. Introduced by Delegate Jheanelle Wilkins, this bill aims to end qualified immunity in Maryland.

News Digest

CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 1/24–1/28

A mother and activist calls for police accountability; New York State Senator Robert Jackson slams qualified immunity; a major advocacy group endorses Vermont’s public safety bill; and more!

News Digest

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!