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Joanna Schwartz Weighs in on QI

Joanna Schwartz weighs in on qualified immunity (QI). Schwartz is a UCLA law professor. And a QI expert. Furthermore, she opposes the doctrine. On August 18, Joanna Schwartz appeared on the PBS News Hour. Specifically, to discuss QI.

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Colorado: One Year Without Qualified Immunity

In 2020, Colorado made police reform history. It became the first state to end qualified immunity. What effect has that had on policing in the Centennial State? Newsy takes a look.

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Ending QI will Not Bankrupt Cops According to Study

Ending qualified immunity (QI) will not bankrupt cops according to an eye-opening study from 2014. A recent article published in Reason clarifies this major misconception about qualified immunity.

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WBUR Examines QI

WBUR’s On Point is hosted by Meghna Chakrabarti with producer Anna Baum. The episode on QI is called “How Refroming Qualified Immunity Could Transform Policing in America.” The guests are Joanna Schwartz, Professor of Law at UCLA, and Colorado State Rep. Leslie Herod. In June 2020, Colorado became the first state to end qualified immunity. Rep. Herod was instrumental in making that happen.

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Law Professors Letter to Congress: End Qualified Immunity

300 law professors signed onto a letter urging Congress to abolish qualified immunity.