Filter: District attorneys could be key in future abortion battles.
The Washington Post: Police don't deserve their impenetrable legal shield.
The doctrine may sound innocuous, but its consequences are often unjust. In a 2017 decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit found that a police officer who ran a suspect off the road and shot him three times, killing him, had acted unreasonably, violating both police procedures and the Fourth Amendment. But the court also found that the legal system had not “clearly established,” through prior cases with sufficiently similar fact patterns, that this misconduct infringed constitutional rights. (If your behavior as an official is so outrageous that nothing like it has come to court before, you’ll get qualified immunity.)
Politico: Biden administration ponders a "Remain in Mexico Lite" policy.
The new proposal — what some have dubbed “Remain in Mexico lite” — would require a small number of asylum seekers to wait in Mexico for their cases to be processed but give them better living conditions and access to attorneys, according to three people familiar with the discussions.
Marijuana Moment: Neil deGrasse Tyson says President Biden opposes cannabis legalization because he is part of the "Reefer Madness" generation.
Book Riot: Copaganda in crime books.
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