The Supreme Court isn’t as anxious to reinforce the doctrine of qualified immunity as some critics claim
The court decides whether to grant law enforcement officers qualified immunity for failure to render medical care following an overdose
A recent appellate case takes a look at the question: Can police require vehicle passenger identification?
The appellate court decides whether an officer’s entry into the curtilage of a home was unlawful in a recent case
The defendant officer was initially denied qualified immunity after fatally shooting a violent subject
The court determines whether to grant officers qualified immunity for allegations of excessive force
Fourth Circuit is first to rule that livestreaming police is protected speech, but questions remain about officer safety
Police need to understand what law enforcement interests might outweigh the free speech protection of livestreaming – and under what circumstances
Split-second decisions are inevitable in the law enforcement profession but reacting in a way that deprives people of their constitutionally approved rights is not
First Circuit reverses qualified immunity denial, exonerates officers who killed knife-wielding terrorist
The suspect, who was armed with a 13” knife, was stopped and shot by officers on his way to kill police officers at random
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- What is ‘clearly established law’ in the context of civil rights lawsuits against police?
- Qualified immunity for LEOs is under assault: Will the doctrine survive the attack?
- Qualified immunity for deputy who used suspect as a human shield in a gunfight
- SCOTUS declines to hear appeal by Maine State Police troopers