The Federal Bar Association Civil Rights Law Section, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Chapter of the Federal Bar Association,
Qualified Immunity on the Cutting Edge:
Judge Timothy Hillman and Professor Karen Blum discussed the latest Supreme Court holdings and a growing body of academic and think-tank critique of QI emanating from both plaintiff and defense perspectives.
A panel of seasoned practitioners from both sides of the “v” conducted a roundtable discussion of the current state of the law including case evaluation factors, when to file, and the trend toward submitting post-verdict, factual Special Interrogatories to juries, to assist the trial judge in making the ultimate QI decision.
Prof. Karen Blum, Suffolk Law School, recognized as pre-eminent legal scholar on Qualified Immunity who regularly teaches Judges and lawyers on all aspects of QI