A review of Sierra Pettengill’s documentary film, “Riotsville, U.S.A.” (2022).
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In discussions of police brutality, an important issue that is neglected is the age—and, therefore, developmental capacity—of the officers. That needs to change in order to limit harmful policing.
In use-of-force trainings, police departments impose hard and fast rules on their officers despite departmental claims that such rules are unworkable. These rules, invisible to the public, often distribute risks of harm to the very civilians police are sworn to protect.
In its effort to address qualified immunity, Congress should distinguish between civil actions that seek to encourage agency reform and civil actions that serve to punish wrongdoers who engage in extreme conduct. This post offers a path forward for achieving those twin goals.
Attorney General Merrick Garland has announced pattern-or-practice investigations into police in both Minneapolis and Louisville after the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. What are these investigations, and what can they do?
Join us for a discussion about qualified immunity in the federal courts.
What is civilian oversight? What are the new ballot initiatives aimed at bolstering that oversight?
A California state court issued a final decision regulating government agency use of devices that can be used to locate and track cell phones.
Lawmakers focused on revamping civil rights litigation must be as focused on remedies law as they are on privileges and immunities if they hope to accomplish transformational change.