In April, lawmakers in Maryland voted to repeal the state's Law Enforcement Officers Bill of Rights, along with enacting several other police reforms. The move comes at a time when many states are moving in opposite directions on police and justice reform.
The video of Floyd’s death shows him losing consciousness and posing no threat to officers. The Chauvin trial brings into question the training capabilities of police departments and the choices officers make outside of their training.
The Supreme Court ruled 5-3 to vacate United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit's judgment in Torres v. Madrid. The ruling does not issue a final judgement on the original case. However, it could have major implications for the Fourth Amendment.