Tag: police brutality


NYT Editorial Board Comes Out Against QI

Leading up to the one-year anniversary of George Floyd’s death on May 25, the New York Times Editorial Board calls for an end to the unjust doctrine that shields bad cops from accountability.


Rutgers Law Center on QI

Rutgers Law Center recently released a study on qualified immunity (QI). Rutgers Law Center is affiliated with Rutgers University in New Jersey. The study is called Brutality By Design: Understanding Police Misconduct as Structural Inequality. It was spearheaded by David D. Troutt. He is a law professor at Rutgers and founder of the Center on Law, Inequality and Metropolitan Equity (CLiME).


Van Jones Speaks Out on QI

As the nation awaits the verdict of Derek Chauvin’s trial, Van Jones speaks out. Jones calls on Congress to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act and end qualified immunity (QI).