David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy

Joanna Schwartz Quoted in Law.com on Qualified Immunity

Professor Joanna Schwartz was quoted in Law.com in an article about a Federal Judge in New York who rejected qualified immunity for officers in an excessive force case, finding that the doctrine has evolved to the point where it can protect police officers who intentionally flout constitutional rights.  “The court has really shifted its explanation of why the doctrine exists over the years,” Schwartz said.  

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