Tag: julia salazar


Public Safety Advocates and Lawmakers Call for an End to QI in NY

Public safety advocates, lawmakers, and Brooklyn residents met outside Brooklyn Borough Hall on April 22 in support of S 1991, the bill to end qualified immunity in New York.

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CTEQI Weekly Wrap-Up: 3/21–3/25

The Supreme Court gets slammed for strengthening qualified immunity to “almost absurd levels”; a state lawmaker addresses the humanitarian crisis in New York’s prison system; a good cop in Maryland sues his racist supervisors; and more!


Julia Salazar Blasts QI for Shielding Sexually Abusive Prison Guards

(CW: sexual assault)

In a recent op-ed, New York State Senator Julia Salazar blasts qualified immunity (QI) for shielding sexually abusive prison guards from accountability. Salazar, chair of the New York State Senate’s Standing Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Corrections, is a co-sponsor of S 1991, the New York bill that would end QI for bad correction officers.