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What is Qualified Immunity for Law Enforcement?

June 16, 2020   |  
Qualified Immunity is a doctrine that protects police officers and other government officials from being sued for monetary damages for violations of constitutional rights. This doctrine does not provide immunity if the officers violated “clearly established” law, which is a defined statutory or constitutional right. Following incidents of alleged police...
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Types of Police Brutality

June 15, 2020   |  
Many potentially affected by police misconduct ask, “What are the common types of police brutality?” Police brutality is a term used to describe misconduct by a law enforcement officer, often involving excessive use of force, but there are many different types of police brutality. Police brutality is a widely debated...
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