August 5, 2020

THE DOCTRINE IS RAMPANT JUDICIAL ACTIVISM, NOT ONLY AS APPLIED TO POLICE BUT AS APPLIED TO ALL GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS: Federal judge urges Supreme Court to overturn qualified immunity.

Here’s the opinion.

Related: Orange County Register: Qualified immunity makes a mockery of justice. Abolish it.

To the extent that government employees enjoy any special immunities — and I think the Titles of Nobility clauses say they shouldn’t — that immunity should be created by legislatures, not made up out of whole cloth by federal judges.

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