Just your daily reminder of how fucked up qualified immunity is. Here is an excerpt from a recent Fifth Circuit ruling regarding Trent Taylor.
Link to full ruling (PDF): https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/20pdf/19-1261_bq7c.pdf Salient Excerpt: “Because the cell lacked a bunk, and because Taylor was confined without clothing, he was left to sleep naked in sewage. The Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit properly held that such conditions of confinement violate the Eighth Amendment’s prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment. But, […]