Paul Stern

Paul Stern is an attorney in Washington, D.C. His comprehensive reform proposals can be found in Tort Justice Reform, 52 U. Mich. J. L. Reform 649 (2019).

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Policing in America

Hold Police Accountable by Changing Public Tort Law, Not Just Qualified Immunity

To the extent that public tort law can serve as a viable mechanism for law enforcement accountability, revamping tort claims acts, including statutory privileges and indemnification regulations, may serve as a greater vehicle for reform than eliminating qualified immunity.