In what may be the most obvious of examples of obvious constitutional violations, we discuss the right to not have the police put you in prison. Alexa Gervasi of IJ explains how this was too much even for qualified immunity to defeat, at least in the Third Circuit. And IJ’s Ryan Wilson explains why a case involving a Greek boat accident can go forward in Boston. No, the captain’s name was not Odysseus.

Dave Kennedy Fellowship, https://www.ij.org/opportunities/students
Litigation Fellowship, https://www.ij.org/opportunities/employment-opportunities/
Dennis v. City of Philadelphia, https://www2.ca3.uscourts.gov/opinarch/192390p.pdf
Curtis v. Galakatos, http://media.ca1.uscourts.gov/pdf.opinions/20-1846P-01A.pdf
For 25 Years, Jimmy Dennis Was on Death Row. Then One Day, He Wasn’t., https://www.phillymag.com/news/2021/02/06/jimmy-dennis-musician-death-row/
Alexa Gervasi, https://ij.org/staff/alexa-gervasi/
Ryan Wilson, https://ij.org/staff/ryan-wilson/
Anthony Sanders, https://ij.org/staff/asanders/