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Terrorism Sentence of Man Who Admitted Support for ISIS Reversed

A man who pleaded guilty to a terrorism charge saw his sentence reversed by the Fifth Circuit, which ruled that the district court failed to account for the seriousness of the offense and reassigned the case to a different judge due to an “immovable” bias.

Conviction Stands for Protest Outside Cowboys Football Stadium

A community activist’s conviction for interference with public duties stemming from a protest against police violence outside the Dallas Cowboy’s stadium during the team’s 2018 home opener will stand after a Texas appeals court found the evidence supports the verdict.

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Qualified Immunity: Origins of a Police Liability Shield

The legal doctrine of qualified immunity shields public officials from civil liability. It was created by the U.S. Supreme Court and is in the spotlight with the national debate over police accountability.

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