#BlackLawyersMatter: Qualified Immunity and Accountability in the Age of Police Reform

When:
September 30, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
2020-09-30T17:30:00-04:00
2020-09-30T18:30:00-04:00
Cost:
Free

Qualified Immunity and Accountability in the Age of Police Reform
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Please join the Metropolitan Black Bar Association for a timely discussion regarding Qualified Immunity, its history, and the challenges litigants face when seeking redress against law enforcement officers accused of unlawful misconduct. Our distinguished panel will provide views of Qualified Immunity from the perspectives of both the plaintiff and defense.  

Topics to includes:

  • History of Qualified Immunity 
  • Use of Qualified Immunity in Federal Court vs. State Court
  • Current Reform Proposals to the Qualified Immunity Standard

Panelists:
Joy T. Anakhu, Senior Counsel, New York City Law Department
Bennett Capers, Professor of Law and Director of the Center on Race, Law and Justice, Fordham Law School
Kenneth J. Montgomery, Principal, Kenneth J. Montgomery, PLLC

Moderator:
Luwick Francois, Attorney

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