Civil rights advocates continue the push for federal police reform; criminal justice experts slam Cop City; San Antonio arrests officers who unjustly used deadly force; and more!
A UN panel investigates American law enforcement; the NAACP Legal Defense Fund endorses ending qualified immunity in New York; Tennessee legislators vote to abolish police oversight; and more!
Slate explores the current response to police reform; New Yorkers rally in Albany to end qualified immunity; Texas introduces legislation to hold law enforcement accountable; and more!
New data reveals that police killings reached a record high in 2022; Washington State launches a police use-of-force hotline; a Texas case pits the First Amendment against qualified immunity; and more!
The Nevada Supreme Court affirms the right to sue government officials; Washington State lawmakers introduce bill to end qualified immunity; Kansas police rescind drug charges against a terminal cancer patient; and more!
USA Today explores problematic police unions; data reveals how the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy disproportionately impacts people of color; the former cop who killed Atatiana Jefferson is sentenced to prison; and more!
The Washington Post reports on the devastating effects of nonfatal police shootings; Maryland’s attorney general re-examines cases for police bias; another cop pleads guilty for George Floyd’s death; and more!
Police release the name of the rogue cop who killed Patrick Lyoya; advocates and lawmakers gather to end qualified immunity in New York; Maryland’s attorney general sues a local sheriff for blocking justice; and more!
The UK-based publication recently printed Killer Mike’s preface to Ben Cohen’s new book, Above the Law: How ‘Qualified Immunity’ Protects Violent Police, as an op-ed.