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Tuesday Race Talks with Stanford's Center for Racial Justice: Qualified Immunity

October 27, 2020 - 12:45pm to 2:00pm

This discussion will outline the history of qualified immunity and how it can serve to shield government actors from liability for misconduct. Speakers will discuss the real-world application of the doctrine and whether it is time for a change.  Guest speakers will be Professor Fred Smith (SLS '07), Emory University School of Law, and Professor Norman Spaulding (SLS '97).  

Recordings of past Tuesday Race Talks:

9/22: Reimagining Policing

9/27: The Right to Vote and the Right to Representation

10/13: The History and Future of Affirmative Action

Event Sponsor: 
Stanford Center for Racial Justice and Stanford Criminal Justice Center
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