Tag Archives: Qualified

Check it Out: Notre Dame Law Review's Symposium on Qualified Immunity

Check out the Notre Dame Law Review's symposium issue, The Future of Qualified Immunity. Read more detail on Recent Constitutional Law posts –

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Schwartz on Qualified Immunity & Decisions Not to Sue Police

Joanna C. Schwartz (University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) – School of Law) has posted Qualified Immunity Selection Effects on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: Available evidence suggests that only 1% of people who believe they have been wronged by the police … Continue reading

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Claims of absolute privilege and qualified privilege as a defense in lawsuits alleging defamation

Claims of absolute privilege and qualified privilege as a defense in lawsuits alleging defamationStega v New York Downtown Hosp., 2018 NY Slip Op 04687, Court of AppealsImmunity as a defense in lawsuits alleging the plaintiff was defamed by the respondent … Continue reading

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Qualified Immunity and the FTC: LabMD Loses Its Case Alleging Violation of its Constitutional Right

We blogged recently on the 11th Circuit’s decision that the FTC’s order against LabMD is unenforceable. If you enjoyed that blog, then you’re in luck because we have more LabMD versus FTC content coming your way. In a separate case, … Continue reading

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Technical Corrections Needed for Qualified Improvement Property and NOL Carrybacks

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act contains a number of provisions that apparently do not accord with legislative intent. This is, in some cases, evidenced through discrepancies between the committee report and the language in the code. Today, we will … Continue reading

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