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Old 06-22-2020, 02:07 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
The U.S. Supreme Court first introduced the qualified immunity doctrine in 1967 how is that fact a stretch. Its was not law till then and it was not created by law makers but from the bench were they gave Law Enforcement rights that did not exist before their decision. It is also the same group that is crying foul over the DACA and LGBTQ+ rulings while defending qualified immunity how is that not hypocritical?
The 1967 ruling did not create an new right; rather, it just clarified what police officers could and could not do. (If they acted in "good faith," as the ruling went, they could not be sued for their actions.)

That seems fair enough.
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