The Attack on Qualified Immunity Part V

  In Parts I and Part II the concept of qualified immunity was discussed, as was the origin of the doctrine. Also noted was the fact that those who wished to remove this “good faith” protection for police officers in the legislative and judicial branches of government were making no efforts to eliminate the immunity …

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The Attack On Qualified Immunity: Part 2

  In Part I, we examined where the House of Representatives, operating behind the shield of legislative immunity, was attempting to eliminate Qualified Immunity as a defense against civil rights lawsuits for local and federal law enforcement officers. In this part, we will explore more closely the attack on qualified immunity for law enforcement officers …

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