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Monday, March 29, 2021

NYC Eliminates Qualified Immunity for Police Officers

Last week, the New York City Council enacted legislation eliminating qualified immunity as a defense for city police officers when sued under the new local statute.  Qualified immunity remains a defense if an officer is sued under federal or state statutes.  CBS News has the story.

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/2021/03/nyc-eliminates-qualified-immunity-for-police-officers.html

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