Questioning The Need For Qualified Immunity
Rethinking the policy that shields police and government officials from civil lawsuits
Qualified immunity is a legal principle created by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1982. Now some are wondering if its use has been expanded beyond its original intent including two U.S. Supreme Court Justices asking the court to reconsider it.
- Lumen Mulligan, Earl B. Shurtz Research Professor of Law at the University of Kansas