Qualified Immunity Leading Case

Taylor v. Riojas

Vol. 135 No. 1 Qualified immunity protects government officers from being sued for damages unless they have violated “clearly established” law. Following the high-profile police killings of spring...
Civil Rights Recent Case

Kelsay v. Ernst

Eighth Circuit Grants Qualified Immunity to Officer Who Performed Takedown Maneuver on Nonviolent, Nonthreatening, Nonfleeing Misdemeanant.

Vol. 133 No. 5