Federal Judge Tackles Police Immunity Law

By Marjorie Cohn, Black Agenda Report. -

As the Massachusetts legislature debates whether to water down its qualified immunity defense, a federal judge in Mississippi filed a stunning 72-page opinion blasting the doctrine. Qualified [...]

Federal Judge Calls On Supreme Court To Overturn ‘Qualified Immunity’

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

Handing down a ruling to dismiss a civil lawsuit which alleged a police officer violated a Black man's Fourth Amendment rights during a traffic stop in 2013, a federal judge in Mississippi made [...]