CONSERVATIVES FIGHT QUALIFIED IMMUNITY

Qualified immunity has emerged as a flash point in the debate in Congress on how to respond to police brutality. Qualified immunity is a court-concocted doctrine that essentially immunizes police from civil liability for nearly all malfeasance. Conservatives argue that it is time to change the doctrine, but will Republicans in Congress listen?

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C. Dixon Osburn is a noted advocate for domestic and international human rights and security.

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