A federal judge upholds Arizonans’ constitutional right to film cops; a Black Chicago officer fights racist policing; legal experts question Washington’s police surveillance tactics; and more!
Tony Timpa’s family gets their day in court; Illinois abolishes cash bail; federal lawmakers reintroduce a bill to end police brutality; and more!
Criminal justice experts explain the bipartisan nature of police accountability; Edward Bronstein’s family wins a historic settlement; Austin voters embrace police reform; and more!
Bijan Ghaisar’s family donates their settlement to fight qualified immunity; New York police unions push false narratives to avoid accountability; a San Francisco DA targets police misconduct; and more!
The Virginia cops who killed Irvo Otieno face justice; House Dems double down on police reform; Philadelphia pays out millions to protestors brutalized by police; and more!
Tyre Nichols’ death renews push to pass the Justice in Policing Act; a retired police captain condemns the lack of police accountability; Maryland sets its sights on ending qualified immunity; 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!
Aloe Blacc slams qualified immunity; Seattle watchdogs expose rogue cops; Oregon policymakers protect the right to protest in Portland; and more!
Good cop Evan Douglas clears the air about qualified immunity. In his op-ed in The Hill, Officer Douglas says repealing the rule will benefit both police and the public.
On July 7, a coalition of 29 prominent civil rights groups wrote a letter calling on Congress to end qualified immunity. The group includes the ACLU, the Human Rights Campaign, and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.