This is an interesting Podcast. A littleLeft leaning.
Problems with police, prosecutors and courts have people asking: is our criminal justice system broken?
University of Pittsburgh law professor David Harris interviews the people who know the system best, and hears their best ideas for fixing it.
Criminal (In)justice is an independent production created in partnership with 90.5 WESA, Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station.
— Read on criminalinjustice.libsyn.com/
A documentary on race in America by the award-winning writer and filmmaker,
— Read on whatkilledmichaelbrown.com/
Black and Hispanic officers both make substantially fewer stops, arrests, and use force less often. Within all racial/ethnic groups, female officers are substantially less likely to use force relative to male officers.
— Read on policingresearch.org/2020/07/01/diversity-in-policing/amp/
The Crime Report has some coverage on perceptions of Police.
The full Council on Criminal Justice Public Perceptions of the Police webinar can be accessed here. The full Pew Research Center study widely cited during the webinar and in this article can be accessed here. The full Gallup research study widely cited during the webinar and in this article can be accessed here.
Discover how the advent of the automobile brought new mobility and freedom for African Americans but also exposed them to discrimination and deadly violence, and how that history resonates today. The webpage can be found HERE. Availability my expire 11-10-2020.
We accept uncritically the “recidivist premium,” which is the notion that habitual offenders are particularly blameworthy and should be punished harshly. In th
— Read on papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm
A federal class-action lawsuit accuses New York police of unconstitutionally detaining people in order to run their IDs.
— Read on theintercept.com/2020/10/13/nypd-stop-frisk-warrants-lawsuit/
At a Thursday meeting, Charleston leaders received the full 64-page preliminary report outlining the Charleston Police Department’s response to the May 30 riot downtown and the protests and demonstrations on
— Read on www.postandcourier.com/content/tncms/live/
Through a loophole in the 13th Amendment, governments and corporations profit from cheap, incarcerated labor.
— Read on theappeal.org/13th-amendment-abolish-slavery/