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Essay — Resolved: The United States ought to limit qualified immunity for police officers.

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Essay — Resolved: The United States ought to limit qualified immunity for police officers.

ALL LD RESOURCES Resolved: The United States ought to limit qualified immunity for police officers. Introduction The November-December L-D topic deals with the question of whether or not qualified immunity for police officers should be limited, which is a very important question. In this essay, I will review the key terms of the resolution, provide essential background information, and discuss some of the common arguments you are likely to hear

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Resolved: The United States ought to limit qualified immunity for police officers.

Background Qualified Immunity. This provides a basic overview of QI and the burdens or proof associated with it. It is written by an attorney who trains law enforcement officers. Qualified Immunity. This is a very basic explanation of QI by the Cornell Legal Information Institute Officers protected by qualified immunity unless it is “beyond debate” that their actions violated the law.  This brief article explains how in In Mullenix v. Luna,