A federal lawsuit exposes qualified immunity’s inherent flaws; Vermont embraces police transparency; Ben Crump demands justice for Ronald Greene; and more!
SCOTUS refuses to challenge qualified immunity; Chicago becomes more critical of its law enforcement; Native American activists protest police brutality; and more!
Axios examines race and policing; an ex-cop faces trial for killing Patrick Lyoya; Ben Crump takes on the LA County Sheriff’s Department; and more!
New details emerge regarding Jayland Walker’s death; the Justice Department launches an investigation into the NYPD; the Institute for Justice fights qualified immunity in New Hampshire; and more!
The rogue cop responsible for Patrick Lyoya’s death faces consequences; the ACLU of Vermont tracks problematic policing; the Institute for Justice blasts the Supreme Court; and more!
Derek Perkinson, a civil rights strategist and New York State field director for the National Action Network, relates the racist history of qualified immunity in a recent op-ed for the Gotham Gazette.
Courts rule in favor of police accountability; Maryland eyes new public safety measures; House reps speak out against qualified immunity; and more!
Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the School of Law at the University of Berkeley, discusses how states can “rein in the police” after both Congress and the Supreme Court failed to act.
The NAACP Legal Defense Fund condemns qualified immunity (QI) in a new op-ed for USA Today. The civil rights organization addresses how courts have created “serious barriers to accountability and fairness” because of QI.
Raffi Melkonian speaks out against qualified immunity (QI) in USA Today. Melkonian is a Houston-based attorney and a QI critic. As he discusses in his op-ed, suing rogue cops is nearly impossible because “qualified immunity upends the usual process and can stall cases for years.”