When a group of federal judges from the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a ruling of qualified immunity for a group of officers this week, they did so in a remarkable fashion. The judges’ opinion, published Wednesday in Richmond, Virginia, ended with a paragraph about the current state of our nation when it comes to police shootings of Black...
As protesters around the country demand police reform, a group of federal judges reversed a civil case that had previously granted immunity to five officers who shot a Black man in 2013. Jodie Fleischer and the News4 I-Team report the judges didn’t just issue a ruling but made a statement. (Warning: Some of the details in the case are disturbing.)