This article tests the hypotheses that bodycam evidence will be dispositive in most excessive force cases and that such evidence will positively impact the way those cases are litigated and decided.
The goal of research described in this article is to investigate how ordinary people discuss a reconceptualization of policing in ways that respond to the current moment.
At its meeting on January 21 and 22, 2021, the ALI Council reviewed and discussed Council Drafts and approved drafts and portions of drafts as listed below.
On this episode of The Marketplace of Ideas, Donald Kochan sits down with Chris Slobogin of Vanderbilt Law School, to discuss Professor Slobogin’s recent monograph titled “A Primer on Risk Assessment: Instruments for Legal Decision-Makers.”
A recent article from Law360 Access to Justice explores the First Circuit decision to recognize a carve-out exception to qualified immunity protections for government officials.
My intent is not to cast aspersions on feminism or even “White feminism” but, in the vein of James Forman Jr.’s Locking Up Our Own and Naomi Murakawa’s, The First Civil Right, to tell a complex story of feminism’s relationship to the American penal state so that we feminists can, in Murakawa’s words, “reexamine the scaffolding beneath our explanations for mass incarceration” in order to better fight it.
The California city of Berkeley will become the first in the United States to take police officers out of traffic enforcement and replace them with unarmed employees of a newly formed Department of Transportation.
On Aug. 17, the Center for Policing Equity, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and UC Irvine School of Law are hosting a virtual event “From Police Reform to a New Public Safety Model.”
On July 9, Dean Kerry Abrams hosted a conversation with Duke Law faculty members on the current state of policing throughout the United States, with an emphasis on how policies and biases impact communities of color.
On a recent episode of the podcast “Conversations with Tyler,” UVA Law Professor Rachel Harmon shares her thoughts on the best ideas and practices for improving policing.