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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.
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Lawfare is compiling a selection of executive actions taken by President Biden to implement his administration’s policies on policing and criminal justice.
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.
The Monell doctrine allows plaintiffs to sue an officer’s municipal employer for promulgating unconstitutional policies or practices that precipitate officer misconduct. But is it due for reform?
Our research reveals common traits that thwarted municipal efforts to establish local civilian control over law enforcement surveillance.
These procedures show promise as a complement to judicial oversight, but cities could do more to stop vendors from shielding surveillance tools from scrutiny.