Tag:Qualified immunity

Kansas High School Dance Coach Not Covered by Qualified Immunity in Race Discrimination Suit, 10th Circuit Rules

A high school dance coach was not protected by qualified immunity for her part in a team-wide “boycott” of a Black student.

In Split 10th Circuit Decision, Majority Finds Lakewood Police Shot Man Without Cause

10th Circuit Court of Appeals found that Lakewood Police officers didn’t have cause to shoot an individual carrying a loaded shotgun

10th Circuit to Hear TABOR Challenge in May Arguments

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments in May for a case dealing with a constitutional challenge to TABOR

10th Circuit Breaks From Other Circuits on Qualified Immunity

A change to state law last year removed qualified immunity as a possible defense in civil cases brought against police officers. However, the 10th...