The Role of Qualified Immunity in Police Accountability

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On February 19, 2021, the Black Law Students Association (BLSA), Criminal Law Society (CLS), Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Council, Federalist Society, and Street Law jointly presented a program on “The Role of Qualified Immunity in Police Accountability. Denise Isaac (3L) welcomed the group, outlining the importance of events like this in discussing the role of qualified immunity and its legal and practical ties to the topic of police accountability. Isaac thanked the student organizations and their executive boards for bringing the topic to the Catholic Law community, and for their shared belief that “qualified immunity transcends the issues of political discourse.”