Qualified immunity, explained. And why police reformers want to end it
in the 1960’s, the U.S. Supreme Court created a loophole, as a way to protect public servants from high-stakes lawsuits known as qualified immunity.
How to police the police? The U.S. Supreme Court did it once. It can do it again | Opinion
The high court improved policing a generation ago with the exclusionary rule. It has the opportunity to do that again by striking down qualified immunity.