Qualified Immunity — How Bad Can It Really Be?

Featuring Jay Schweikert

What’s the difference between sitting with your hands up and laying face down when surrendering to the police? Apparently, there’s a big enough difference that in order to find out if his rights were legally violated, Alexander Baxter has to go all the way to the Supreme Court. The Cato Institute’s Jay Schweikert discusses Baxter’s case and just how bad Qualified Immunity can be.