In a lawsuit, Marc Crawford's widow says the state refused to give him his prescriptions and his chemotherapy.
In two opinions issued Monday, the Court gave qualified immunity to several police officers accused of violating the Constitution.
It was unconstitutional to charge Jenna Holm with manslaughter. But the state wanted to protect its own.
A Louisiana Prosecutor Escapes Responsibility After Allegedly Covering Up Rape Allegations Against a Prison Official
No accountability for government corruption.
Top Cop Who Presided Over Deadly Corruption in Houston Loses His New Job in Miami 6 Months After He Was Hired
Art Acevedo provoked many complaints, but they paled in comparison to his prior record of negligence and obliviousness.
"It gives cities a protection that ordinary citizens never have."
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed S.B. 2 into law, despite some objections from police unions.
Dillon Shane Webb will thus not be able to sue for the alleged violation of his free speech rights.
The DHS Agent Who Tried To Kill Kevin Byrd Can't Be Sued—Because He Works for the Federal Government
It's almost impossible to hold federal officers to account.
Judges Who Violate Due Process Rights For Personal Gain Just Got a Major Pass From This Federal Court
Judge Paul Bonin profited from making defendants wear ankle monitors. The victims can't sue.
A federal court admitted the officers violated the man's rights. It doesn't matter.
Whether or not this constitutes meaningful accountability is up for debate.
Former District Attorney Jackie Johnson may face accountability for her official actions in the Ahmaud Arbery investigation.
Supporting the cause because your "side" went down is not a principled position.
Lawmakers have reportedly taken any changes to qualified immunity off the table.
Ricky Kidd wants accountability.
A Federal Cop Devised a Bogus Sex Trafficking Ring and Jailed This Teen for 2 Years. The Cop Can't Be Sued.
The most powerful officers are held to the lowest standard of accountability.
More Than 53,000 American Companies Sought Exemptions From Trump's China Tariffs. Almost All Were Denied.
New GAO report says the process for determining which companies could avoid paying those tariffs was rife with "inconsistencies" and poorly documented decision-making.
Police unions so often protect their own—at the expense of the public.
Salaythis Melvin's family says they want justice.
Once again, it shows just how hard it is to hold bad officers accountable.
"In lower courts' view, [a] federal badge now equals absolute immunity."
Polling shows a sharp partisan divide on the issue, but it also suggests that compromise might be possible.
Baton Rouge Cops Strip-Searched a Minor During a Traffic Stop and Entered a Family's Home Without a Warrant. The City Just Settled for $35,000.
The case is an indictment on just how hard it is to get accountability when the government violates your rights.
SCOTUS will soon decide whether to hear José Oliva’s argument that he should be allowed to sue V.A. officers for violating his Fourth Amendment rights.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says that information is confidential. Government watchdogs say that excuse is bogus.
If Art Acevedo had any shame, he would be engaging in less grandstanding and more introspection.
From tighter use-of-force rules to eliminating qualified immunity, here are some reforms that could make a real difference.
The USPS has lost $78 billion since 2007, but could lose as much as $13 billion this year as the pandemic has crushed mail volume.
In requiring greater transparency in police record-keeping, California proves it can do at least one thing right.
This is how the system is supposed to work.
Pruitt's recurring waste of taxpayer money undermines his laudable regulatory reforms.
The foul ups by the Broward County Sheriff's Office don't inspire confidence.
The agency already tried to get out of the requirements once.
Only 3 percent of drug-related incidents by staff have resulted in disciplinary action.
The evidence is in: All police should wear cameras.
Can't rely on government to oversee itself.
Legislators want civil fines as option if agency provides bad information
First covered by Reason TV last June, CBS's venerable newsmagazine probes the death of the college student turned confidential informant.
Kyle Olson of the Education Action Group (EAG) shines a spotlight on wasteful public-school spending.
If you work as an informant, law enforcement is unlikely to have your back.
Amnesty International report calls for "nationwide review" and "collection and publication of nationwide statistics on police shootings."