Incidences of police misconduct in the United States are unfortunately common. Legal claims of police brutality can have a significant impact on the outcomes of court cases and public opinions toward law enforcement and the justice system, so it’s important to understand the full scope of the problem and how your rights may be affected. … Read more Understanding Police Brutality: Knowing Your Rights and Beyond￼
Following the tragic deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, along with protests against police brutality throughout the United States, the New York City Council passed a bill imposing limits on qualified immunity, a dated doctrine that has provided legal protection to police officers charged with misconduct. Here’s how this new legislation could impact the … Read more What Does New York City’s Limits on Qualified Immunity for Police Mean for Future Lawsuits?