My recent article “Qualified Immunity on Appeal: An Empirical Assessment” provides the most comprehensive study to date of the resolution of qualified immunity appeals in federal court. Here’s what I found.
Alex Reinert is the Max Freund Professor of Litigation & Advocacy and Director of the Center for Rights and Justice at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he teaches and conducts research in the areas of civil procedure, constitutional law, and federal courts. For the past 20 years, he has actively litigated civil rights cases, focusing on the rights of incarcerated people.
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