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While a debate over defunding the police rages in Austin, a new lawsuit reminds its residents that assault cases in the city are routinely ignored.
Oct 02, 2020
Qualified immunity is just one obstacle of many that incarcerated people face when seeking to hold correctional officers accountable for misconduct.
Jul 23, 2020
As criminal justice reformers take steps to defund police departments and limit qualified immunity, it’s important to consider the role of universal and special duties in policing.
Jul 15, 2020
The New Jersey General Assembly unanimously passed a bill to extend qualified immunity to police officers at private colleges and universities.
Aug 02, 2019
Current and former mayors were questioned about how they managed their police departments.
Aug 01, 2019
The accusations span decades and involve two separate Biddeford cops and at least seven alleged victims.
Jul 01, 2019
Amir H. Ali, Emily Clark
Jun 20, 2019
With Appeal contributors Amir H. Ali and Emily Clark of the MacArthur Justice Center
Adam H. Johnson
A new court order allows the family’s lawsuit to proceed, and may lead to holding jail staff accountable.
May 28, 2019
Kyle C. Barry
May 25, 2018
Sep 21, 2017