While hardly immune from the various problems that plague modern policing, research has largely overlooked the thousands of small departments that serve rural areas and small towns. This paper begins to fill this gap by blending together empirical analysis with in-depth case studies that add much-needed texture to the patterns that the data reveal.
In “Secrets & Suspicionless Policing: A Fundamentally Anti-Democratic Mix”, Catherine M. Grosso cites Chapter 5 of ALI’s Principles of the Law, Policing, when exploring the scope of police investigations without individualized suspicion or particularized evidence.
The Lawfare Podcast recently featured Christopher Slobogin to discuss his new book, Virtual Searches, Regulating the Covert World of Technological Policing.
Policing agencies in the United States are engaging in mass collection of personal data, building a vast architecture of surveillance. This growing network of surveillance is almost entirely unregulated. It is, in short, lawless. In the face of growing concern over such surveillance, this Article argues there is a constitutional solution sitting in plain view.
Learn more about the actions taken at this year’s ALI Annual Meeting, held last month, where the membership met to discuss and vote on twelve ALI project drafts.
At the 2022 Annual Meeting, members of The American Law Institute voted to approve Tentative Draft No. 4 of Principles of the Law, Policing. The vote marks the completion of this project.
The post contains black letter excerpted from Principles of the Law, Policing, Tentative Draft No. 4.
At its meeting on March 2, 2022, the ALI Council considered drafts and revisions for three projects.
At its meeting on January 20 and 21, 2022, the ALI Council reviewed and discussed Council Drafts of nine projects.
Michele Bratcher Goodwin of UC Irvine School of Law has published a three-part series on what we can learn from officer-involved killings. The articles look at police violence as symptomatic of broader social and cultural injustice, racism, and anti-Blackness, including in one of America’s most liberal communities.