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Even without "Qualified Immunity," It Won't Be Easy to Prove When Police Are Abusive

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03/04/2021Tate Fegley

When police ineptly scanned a car's license plate and wrongly decided the car was stolen, they proceeded to force a group of children to the ground at gunpoint. Will this qualify as a rights violation if "qualified immunity" is absent? The courts will decide. 

Original Article: "Even without "Qualified Immunity," It Won't Be Easy to Prove When Police Are Abusive"

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Tate Fegley is a Postdoctoral Associate at the Center for Governance and Markets at the University of Pittsburgh. Research Fellow at the Independent Institute.

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