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George Floyd and Beyond: How “Qualified Immunity” Enables Bad Policing

Arlington, Va. —This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will consider whether to accept eight different cases that spotlight how the system of “qualified immunity”—which the Supreme Court created in 1982—has led to the regular and widespread violation of constitutional rights by police and other government officials. While the nation is focused on the tragic death of George Floyd, qualified immunity...

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IJ Continues to Urge Supreme Court: Hold Government Officials Accountable for Violating Constitutional Rights

Arlington, Va.—On October 6 of this year, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument over whether officials from the FBI and other government agencies can be held accountable for violating Americans’ constitutional rights. The case, which was originally scheduled to be heard in March, is a unique opportunity for the Court to send a clear message to the FBI and...

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Axon Sues FTC for Alleged Violation of US Constitution

Seeks Due Process and Equal Protection in Federal Court for Review of Vievu Acquisition SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Axon (Nasdaq: AAXN), the global leader in connected public safety technologies, today filed a lawsuit in Phoenix in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona against the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC). In its 29-page complaint, Axon asked...

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Center for Constitutional Rights

In our call for justice in the anti-Black killings occurring around the country, we must state clearly the vectors of anti-poor discrimination, queerphobia, transphobia, fatphobia, and ableism that disproportionately put our community in harm’s way. We are committed to confronting and dismantling institutions founded on these white supremacist ideals. Read Article to Me (Mobile Version) Source URL: Read More The...

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