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Shreveport police immunity

WASHINGTON — Though the Supreme Court declined Monday to second-guess whether immunity shields police in Shreveport, Louisiana, who kicked and beat a Black man driving with broken brake lights, Justice Sonia Sotomayor noted the Fifth Circuit's reversal "appears highly questionable," echoing a May 2021 dissenting opinion.

Read the opinion and order list from Monday, and the reversal from 2020.

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