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Old 06-21-2020, 01:54 PM
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Default Re: 75-year-old man pushed to ground by Buffalo police 'comes from a peace tradition'

Originally Posted by Mellon_Collie View Post
I made no statement for or against qualified immunity, I do believe it needs to be better defined but not completely trashed. I just pointed out that the group that is blindly for it is also the loudest against Judicial activism, ie ok with this this but oh so hateful and angry over the DACA and LGBTQ+ rulings.
Whether or not you made a statement "for or against qualified immunity," the fact remains that you claimed hypocrisy here, on the part of those whom you describe as "hateful and angry."

But there would be hypocrisy only if the doctrine of qualified judicial immunity were a product of "judicial activism."

And I believe that it is a considerable stretch to claim that this is the case.
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