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Archive: December 2020

Researchers Propose Reforms on Police Use of Force in U.S. in new Article

December 10, 2020

Wilson Center Director Brandon Garrett and Vanderbilt Law School Criminal Justice Director Christopher Slobogin released a new article today in the German Law Article, “The Law on Police Use of Force in the United States.”

The Abstract:

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Upcoming Event: Experts to Discuss Qualified Immunity

September 28, 2020

Join us this Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. on Zoom (Webinar ID: 993 5469 1485) for an event on called Unqualified Immunity? The Challenges of Holding Federal Officials Accountable. The event features Anya Bidwell from the Institute for Justice, who is … Continue Reading →

Brandon Garrett among law professors across nation calling on Congress for police accountability

July 8, 2020

More than 300 law professors from across the country signed a letter last week calling on Congress to end qualified immunity and create vicarious liability for local government units when their officers violate people’s constitutional rights.

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