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Cops, Reporters, and “the Exonerative Tense”

Reporters who want to clearly detail the level of police professionalism to the public must first contend with the linguistic flourishes present in police reports. Radley Balko of The Washington Post calls it “the exonerative tense.”

Cato Daily Podcast

High Court Rejects Qualified Immunity Challenges

The Supreme Court has swept away all current challenges to qualified immunity, effectively keeping the doctrine’s attendant problems alive for the time being. Cato’s Jay Schweikert calls the decision a “dereliction of duty.” He and Cato’s Clark Neily comment on what can and should come next.