Legal experts note how qualified immunity could shield Uvalde’s rogue cops; public safety advocates deliver urgent messages to New York lawmakers; a federal court paves the way for police accountability; and more!
President Biden prepares to issue a police reform executive order; the Players Coalition pens a letter asking New York legislators to end qualified immunity; the ACLU of Vermont reinforces its commitment to police accountability; and more!
Criminal justice experts decry qualified immunity; a Latinx watchdog group calls out rogue NYPD cops; civil rights leaders demand police transparency; and more!
Courts rule in favor of police accountability; Maryland eyes new public safety measures; House reps speak out against qualified immunity; and more!
A judiciary subcommittee holds hearing on qualified immunity; New York’s Legal Aid Society releases report on discriminatory policing; a University of Maryland task force recommends public safety improvements; and more!
Public safety activists honor Breonna Taylor on the anniversary of her death; a new poll confirms that most New Yorkers favor ending qualified immunity; updates to Vermont’s civil rights bill; and more!
A noted reverend explains the “moral duty” of holding rogue cops accountable; a top Vermont prosecutor wants to topple qualified immunity; Maryland’s public safety bill gets a hearing; and more!
The Innocence Project discusses how they helped to eliminate qualified immunity in New Mexico; Ben and Jerry host a virtual event to support Vermont’s public safety bill; Chicago’s Office of Police Accountability investigates the humanitarian crisis in prisons; and more!
Vermont State President Pro Tem Becca Balint, Ben and Jerry, and other public safety advocates hosted a virtual event showing support for Senate bill S.254. The event, Justice for All, focused on creating justice and safety for all Vermonters with the passage of the bill.
A faith leader questions qualified immunity; Kenneth Chamberlain Jr. seeks accountability for his father; the ACLU of Vermont testifies for public safety; and more!