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How Government Officials Can Blow Up Your House with Grenades—and Get Away With It by Claiming Immunity

IJ’s new project on immunity and accountability, and why it is so important

How Government Officials Can Blow Up Your House with Grenades—and Get Away With It by Claiming Immunity

Listeners of the podcast who have also listened to IJ’s Short Circuit podcast are probably familiar with the concept of “qualified immunity.” In this episode, we talk about what the term means and how it came to be, as well as what it looks like in practice and why changes to immunity doctrines are essential to protecting individual rights.

*Fun fact:  Scott was not quoting Phil Collins.  He was referring to Thunderclap Newman’s “Something In The Air.”

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Read more:  IJ’s new Project on Immunity and Accountability

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