Qualified Immunity and Police Officers: A Candid Discussion on the Doctrine’s Past, Present, and Future

april 2021

thu15apr6:00 pm7:00 pmMoved OnlineVirtual EventQualified Immunity and Police Officers: A Candid Discussion on the Doctrine’s Past, Present, and Future

Event Details

The discussion will examine the history of qualified immunity for police officers and its potential overturn. Panelists will explore the current issues arising from the doctrine, the effects on police accountability and community building, and what happens next.

Date
Thursday, April 15, 2021

Time
6:00–7:00 p.m. EDT

Location
Online (via Zoom)

Co-Sponsors
Black Law Students Association
Criminal Law Society
Federalist Society

Introduction
The Honorable Ernst Rosenberger

Moderator
Susan Abraham, Professor of Law at NYLS

Panelists
Kirk Burkhalter, Professor of Law at NYLS and Retired NYPD Detective
Daniel Ortner, Attorney, Pacific Legal Foundation
Edward Purcell, Joseph Solomon Distinguished Professor at NYLS

CLE
1 CLE credit in Areas of Professional Practice (NY transitional and nontransitional)

Cost
Free of charge. Registration required.

RSVP
www.nyls.edu/NYLSeventrsvp

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