The Case Against Qualified Immunity, Part IV
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As I have argued over the past three days, the Supreme Court's qualified immunity doctrine is ungrounded in history, unnecessary or ill-suited to serve its intended policy goals, and counterproductive to interests in holding government wrongdoers responsible when they have violated the law. The Court has said that evidence undermining its justifications for qualified immunity would be reason to revisit the sensibility of the defense. Yet the justices might, instead, advance alternative...

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