TO PUT AN END TO POLICE BRUTALITY, THE SUPREME COURT MUST RECONSIDER THE DOCTRINE OF QUALIFIED IMMUNITY.
In determining the relationship between government and governed, one of the most important decisions a society can make is how accountable those who wield official power must be to those against whom that power is wielded. The doctrine of qualified immunity operates as an unwritten defense to civil rights lawsuits. It’s the reason cops behave as if the law doesn’t apply to them, because legally speaking, it doesn’t. It is well known that prosecutors rarely bring criminal charges against police officers, and indeed it seems unlikely Chauvin would have been charged had his assault on George Floyd not been captured on a viral video. This pattern continues because police are legally, politically, and culturally insulated from consequences for violating the rights of the people whom they have sworn to serve. That must change so that these incidents of police brutality stop happening.
Yesterday, the Supreme Court was supposed to announce whether they will reconsider the doctrine of qualified immunity. The decision was delayed yet again… At a time like this! WTF. Don’t even get me started. In other news, Ending Qualified Immunity Act is being introduced this week (Thursday). It is designed to eliminate qualified immunity and restore Americans’ ability to obtain relief when police officers violate their constitutionally secured rights.
We must demand an end to qualified immunity if we want to bring about lasting change. Do whatever you can to put pressure on the Supreme Court and your representatives, google qualified immunity and spread the word around.
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NO JUSTICE NO PEACE T-SHIRT
Lady Justice restores the balance of power between the meek and malicious, humility and hubris, and the right and wronged. But can a society thrive when the courts are rigged in favour of the rich, the despotic, or the powerful? Injustices can spread like the plague if not brought under control by the sacred powers granted to every man, woman and child; that no one should be deprived the right to a fair trial. Tee features large front stencil print. If you feel like the world is spinning out of control, then this shirt’s got your name written on it.
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