Ben went on WBAI Radio’s Leonard Lopate at Large to promote Above the Law, his book on qualified immunity. With his new book on qualified immunity, Ben Cohen wants to set the record straight on the crooked rule.
Ben Cohen is the co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream. He’s co-chair of the Campaign to End Qualified Immunity (CTEQI). And he’s the author of a new book on qualified immunity (QI). In The Santa Cruz Sentinel, Ben discusses his new book on QI. Published by O/R Books, the book is called Above the Law: How “Qualified immunity” Protects Violent Police.
As host Caleb O. Brown notes, Ben Cohen has been doing some heavy lifting speaking out against qualified immunity (QI). As well as being the co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, Ben is the co-chair of the Campaign to End Qualified Immunity (CTEQI). And, as Brown says, he’s now written a book on the topic. On the Cato Daily Podcast, Ben talks about Above the Law, his new book.
Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield recently appeared on CBS News to air their thoughts on QI. The ice cream innovators and CTEQI co-chairs talk about our campaign, police accountability, and the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.
In a recent case, Judge Carleton Reeves concluded that Nick McClendon, a white Mississippi officer, was entitled to QI after pulling over and harassing Clarence Jamison, a Black man.