The Future of Qualified Immunity: From New York to the Nation

A discussion on qualified immunity nationally, the New York City qualified immunity reform enacted in 2021 (Local Law 48 (2021)), and prospects for qualified immunity reform in the state of New York. 1.5 NY CLE credit - pending approval.


**NOTE: times listed on this page are in Central Time (CST)**


Panel 1: Qualified Immunity at the National Level (25 minutes)

Panelists: Joanna Schwartz, Tiffany Wright

Moderator: Wylie Stecklow

  • Moderated discussion will include reflections on the last term of the Supreme Court, impacts of Taylor v. Rojas, pending QI cases that stand to shift the national landscape, arguments for and against the abolition of qualified immunity, and recent reform efforts in the states (Colorado, New Mexico).

Panel 2: Qualified Immunity in New York City and New York State (40 minutes)

Panelists: Darlene McDay, Katherine Siira, Katie Rosenfeld, Robert Quackenbush

Moderator: Wylie Stecklow

  • Moderated discussion exploring NYC qualified immunity reform (Local Law 48), the events that preceded its passage, and the implications for individuals who have been victims of police misconduct; analysis of NYS bill S1991, its shortcomings and potential, the End QI NY campaign, and crucial legislative opportunities in 2022.
November 4th, 2021 4:00 PM through  5:30 PM
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee(s)
Individuals Not Seeking CLE Credit $ 0.00
NPAP/NLG Attorney $ 10.00
New Attorney (Less than 4 years Experience) $ 10.00
Non-Affiliated Attorney $ 15.00
Supporter $ 25.00
Sustainer $ 50.00