Billy Binion is an assistant editor at Reason.
His writing has appeared in HuffPost, Washington Examiner, The Saturday Evening Post, and The Virginian-Pilot, among other publications. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia.
The legal doctrine makes it considerably harder to hold cops accountable. Trump refused to address it.
Americans likely learned very little about her judicial philosophy.
Such theories are not based in fact.
Republicans understandably prepared for attacks on Barrett's faith which thankfully haven't materialized.
The Great Barrington Declaration asks how much collateral damage is too much.
The position is likely the strongest any major-party candidate for president or vice president has taken on the issue in such a prominent venue.
The president has been criticized for politicizing aid as the election draws closer.
Whitmer helped spark a national debate over the limits of executive power.
Trump is right that police unions support him more than Biden. That doesn't speak as well of the president as he thinks.
The U.S. tax code should be front and center.
If confirmed, she would cement a strong 6-3 conservative majority.
Another example of how powerful the law enforcement lobby is
In interviews with Bob Woodward, the president said he knew COVID-19 was much more serious than he let on.
Democrats are proposing $3 trillion.
Excessive force is certainly an issue. So is overcriminalization.
Even the most police-skeptical courts grant the doctrine in egregious circumstances.
The PPP hasn't worked as planned, and one cheery exception does not disprove the rule.
Bannon, who says he stands for the little guy, was just charged with stealing over $1 million from donors who thought they were helping to build a border wall.
Untested rape kits are a national scandal, but more funding isn't the answer.
"I believe there is sufficient evidence of a clearly established Fourth Amendment violation," writes the dissenting judge.
Redundancy with an iron fist
"I just wanted to help out my community and family," said Miguel Lozano.
"The Constitution says everyone is entitled to equal protection of the law—even at the hands of law enforcement," wrote Judge Carlton W. Reeves.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement removed similar guidance for students already in the country. It will still apply to new students.
The right also has an affinity for cancel culture.
Armed agents of the state shouldn't be enforcing mask mandates.
President Trump sent federal agents to squash protests, but the situation has continuously escalated.
Nor did the suspect live at the residence.
The New York governor requires bars to sell "substantive" offerings if they'd like to stay open.
American voters know what's up.
The Hawaii senator fails to fully consider the causes of bad policing.
The media's fawning interviews obscure the New York governor's record.
The Department of Homeland Security announced in court that it would pull the contentious directive.
Seeking maximal punishment for a nonviolent offense will not help the Black Lives Matter movement.
The media and activists are using revisionist history of the Stonewall Riots to fit their intersectional narrative.
And no, it wasn't the shoplifter's home.
The Fox News host says reforming qualified immunity would "end law enforcement." That's not even close to being true.
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals acknowledged that the plaintiff's Eighth Amendment rights were violated.
The legal doctrine frequently allows police officers to violate your rights without fear of civil liability.
Police unions exist to protect cops at the expense of the public.
Interactions between the public and the police should be kept to a minimum.
It does not touch qualified immunity or police unions.
"I have previously expressed my doubts about our qualified immunity jurisprudence," writes Associate Justice Clarence Thomas in a dissent.
Citing work from Reason, players and coaches from the NFL, NBA, and MLB are urging Congress to end qualified immunity.
Rep. Tom McClintock (R–Calif.) announced he will support the Ending Qualified Immunity Act.