Objections to police reform are often more rooted in partisan knee-jerk reactions than in sensible policymaking.
A New Report Casts Doubt on Both Fears and Hopes About the Consequences of Abolishing Qualified Immunity
A Connecticut law that made it easier to sue abusive cops is not expected to have a noticeable effect on municipal insurance costs.
Massive Illinois Police Reform Bill Ends Cash Bail, Limits Deadly Force, Mandates Body Cameras, and Makes It Easier To Dump Crooked Cops
Unfortunately, qualified immunity remains intact.
The Bay State finally creates a police certification system.
What's next for Portland?
Louisville's police chief wants to fire an officer who shot Taylor and a detective who "lied" in the search warrant affidavit.
Police response “likely escalated tensions and the potential for violence” say investigators.
Mory Keita was involved in two cases against the government, including an ACLU suit challenging ICE and a case alleging abuse by Butler County Jail guards.
The practice is plainly unconstitutional.
Chicago went to court to try and block a local news station from airing the body camera footage.
This holiday season, police should give citizens the gift of just leaving them in peace.
The escaped slave called the Constitution "a glorious liberty document" that justified extending equality to blacks and women.
Phoenix Will Pay $3 Million Settlement After Police Shot a Man During a Noise Complaint. The Officers Are Still Employed.
And taxpayers will foot the bill.
Charges against Kraft were (rightfully) dismissed. The women he patronized now have criminal records.
Obama Knocks 'Defund the Police' Activists for Valuing 'Feel Good' Sloganeering Over Practical Reforms
Efforts to push for substantial police reforms many people would support instead became a political battlefield.
Cops Who Beat and Killed an Innocent Man Are Not Entitled to Qualified Immunity, Appeals Court Rules. But the Cops Who Watched Are.
The legal doctrine provides rogue government agents cushy protections not available to the little guy.
Prison Guards Who Forced Naked Inmate To Sleep in Sewage and Urine Were Given Qualified Immunity. SCOTUS Disagreed.
The legal doctrine is a free pass for rampant government abuse.
In a new documentary, Steele argues that the "story of victimization" was an attempt to "win power."
A deputy from the same sheriff's office was charged with animal cruelty last year for casually shooting a small dog.
SCOTUS Considers Whether James King Has Any Recourse Against the Cops Who Choked and Beat Him for No Good Reason
According to the government, a law aimed at helping victims like King prevents him from holding his assailants accountable.
The federal government wants the Supreme Court to rule that the victim has no recourse.
An anti-hate ordinance in Columbia, South Carolina, has so far been deployed against the marginalized.
The state legislature is considering reforms in response to the use of dogs against cooperative suspects.
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The Portland Protest Shooter's Death Looks More and More Like Excessive Force—but Trump Keeps Bragging About It
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The legal doctrine makes it considerably harder to hold cops accountable. Trump refused to address it.
A Month Before Louisville Drug Warriors Killed Breonna Taylor, They Knew the 'Suspicious Packages' She Supposedly Was Receiving Came From Amazon
The detective who obtained the search warrant cited the deliveries to falsely implicate Taylor in drug trafficking.
Heavy-handed police raids are trampling on the basic rights of all Americans.
Nearly 2 Years After Houston Drug Warriors Killed Rhogena Nicholas, Her Family May Get a Chance To Find Out What Happened
Despite the city's stubborn resistance, a judge will finally consider the family's request to depose police supervisors.
"Please don't let me die back here."
Limits on probation length, a ban on chokeholds, and a plan to dismantle a state juvenile prison system