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Patrick Jaicomo and Chad Reese Clear the Air on QI

In an op-ed for The Washington Post, the Institute for Justice’s Patrick Jaicomo and Chad Reese address qualified immunity following Virginia’s recent gubernatorial debate, where the doctrine was a topic of discussion. The legal experts feel both candidates “mischaracterized” the court-created rule.
 

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JPA Collapses, But Fight to End QI Continues

Efforts to pass the JPA (George Floyd Justice in Policing Act) have officially collapsed, The Washington Post reports. Bipartisan lawmakers failed to reach an agreement. However, the fight to end qualified immunity continues.  

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Washington Post Features “Five Myths” About QI

Each week, The Washington Post publishes a “Five Myths” section. Per the Post, this weekly column challenges “everything you think you know” about a specific topic. This week’s topic features five myths about qualified immunity (QI).

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Philonise Floyd on Ending QI

In an op-ed published in The Washington Post, Philonise Floyd, George Floyd’s brother, shares his thoughts on Derek Chauvin’s guilty verdict.

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Ending QI in Texas

Ending qualified immunity (QI) in Texas is on the agenda for this legislative session. Texas’ George Floyd Act seeks to end QI in the Lone Star State, reports The Washington Post.