Ashcroft v. Iqbal

AlexReinertFor the inaugural episode of the National Campaign to Restore Civil Rights interview series, we spoke with Alex Reinert, an Assistant Professor of Law at the Cardozo School of Law, who argued the recent case Ashcroft v. Iqbal before the Supreme Court. The Court’s 5-4 decision has several troubling civil rights implications, and made it significantly tougher for citizens to hold government officials responsible for misconduct. Listen in as Professor Reinert explains the full impact of the Court’s decision.