Day: 16 June 2020

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Police Involvement in the Black Lives Matter Movement: The Need for Selective Allowance (Part-II)

In this two part editorial post, the authors present a compelling piece on the need for selective allowance for police officers to participate in protests in light of the recent “Black Lives Matter” movement .
In Part-II of the article, the authors study the origin and development of the “qualified immunity”doctrine. In doing so, the authors also highlight the subjectivity involved in the application of the doctrine and conclude with a way forward.

Black Lives Matter US Law George Floyd

Police Involvement in the Black Lives Matter Movement: The Need for Selective Allowance (Part-I)

In this two part editorial post, the authors present a compelling piece on the need for selective allowance for police officers to participate in protests in light of the recent “Black Lives Matter” movement .
The first part of this article takes into account the overlapping interests of policeman, and suggests the formation of a comprehensive new protocol to allow for the participation of these police officers.