SCOTUS Lets Tony Timpa’s Family Pursue Claims Against Cops Who Killed Him While Supposedly Trying To Help Him

Six years ago, Dallas police officers who ostensibly were trying to help Tony Timpa, a 32-year-old man in the midst of a psychological crisis, ended up killing him instead. Four years later, a federal judge ruled that the cops were protected by qualified immunity, which shields public officials from civil liability unless their alleged misconduct […]