Qualified Immunity in State Constitutional Lawsuits

Iowa Supreme Court majority and dissenting opinions canvass the state of the law.

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Many of our readers were interested in Joanna Schwartz's recent posts on rethinking qualified immunity, so I thought I'd note that yesterday the Iowa Supreme Court considered the closely related question of qualified immunity in state constitutional lawsuits (Baldwin v. City of Estherville); there are quite detailed majority and dissenting opinions—check them out if you're interested in the subject.