Sanford Jay Rosen’s latest op-ed for the Daily Journal, Take Qualified Immunity Out of the Equation, published on May 4, 2021, argues: “Fifty one years after the white students were shot at Kent State University, countless people have been killed by police excessive deadly force. The vast majority have been black and other people of color. Ubiquitous digital cameras increasingly capture these often unjustifiable killings and have kick-started the nation’s second civil right revolution—the Black Lives Matter movement.  To get the nation past the moment, it is time to take “qualified immunity” out of the police and government accountability equation. It is a judicial construct that keeps getting in the way of making progress through the rule of law.”

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