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CTEQI Partners Rally in New York to End QI

On Wednesday, June 2, Campaign to End Qualified Immunity (CTEQI) coalition partners attended a rally to end qualified immunity (QI) in New York State. The event took place outside the New York State Capitol in Albany.

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One year later: George Floyd’s Murder and QI

May 25, 2021, marks the one year anniversary of Floyd’s murder at the hands of ex-cop Derek Chauvin. In the last 12 months, we’ve witnessed a dramatic increase in the nationwide demand for greater police accountability.

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NYS Senator Robert Jackson Wants to End QI

New York State (NYS) Senator Robert Jackson wants to end qualified immunity (QI). On May 10, Senator Robert Jackson stopped by WYNC’s The Brian Lehrer Show. He came on the program to discuss S 1991, a police reform bill he’s sponsoring. S 1991 aims to end qualified immunity (QI) in New York State.

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Letters to the Editor Roundup

Here’s our latest letters to the editor (LTE) roundup. In periodicals from Hawaii’s West Hawaii Today to California’s Taunton Daily Gazette, and The Mercury News to Massachusetts’ Telegram & Gazette, readers nationwide weigh in on qualified immunity (QI).

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NYC Council Speaker on Ending QI

NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson recently spoke to MSNBC’s Lawerence O’Donnell about ending qualified immunity in New York in light of George Floyd’s death in Minnesota.

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QI Video: EQI NY

End Qualified Immunity New York (EQI NY) is a coalition of activists working in New York State and New York City to pass legislation that ends the legal doctrine of qualified immunity. Bushwick Youth Coalition (BYC) is a critical partner in the coalition to end qualified immunity both nationally and in New York.

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No Charges for Cops Who Killed Daniel Prude

None of the seven officers involved in the death of Daniel Prude. Qualified immunity is now another barrier to justice for Daniel’s Family

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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…