KCRW looks at the 50-year-old Supreme Court doctrine known as qualified immunity, which protects police officers accused of using excessive force.
The fight to end qualified immunity for cops
From this Episode:
Sen. Cory Booker, other Democrats want to eliminate qualified immunity
Several Democratic lawmakers in the House and Senate want to overturn qualified immunity, a 50-year-old Supreme Court doctrine that’s been used to protect police accused of...
10 min, 41 sec
Why small, predominantly white towns are protesting George Floyd’s killing
While protests in major cities like LA, New York and Chicago got a lot of national attention, small, rural towns across America were holding protests of their own.
6 min, 31 sec
KCRW’s ‘Samaritans’: a shower and clean clothes
KCRW reporter Anna Scott has spent the past year following one woman, Christine Curtiss, through LA’s homeless services system, and getting to know the neighbors who ended...
20 min, 7 sec