There are two huge problems with American policing today: We don’t know nearly enough about what works in a sound way, and what doesn’t — especially if one considers social costs, which usually get left out of the equation.
The following entry is the Black Letter and Comments of Tentative Draft No. 2, 11.02. Recording of Police Questioning.
The following entry contains the Black Letter and Comments of Tentative Draft No. 2, Section 10.01. General Principles for Eyewitness Identification Procedures.
In the aftermath of the death of Sacramento resident Stephon Clark, California is considering changes to its police use-of-force standard.
In Part Two of this two-part episode of Reasonably Speaking, Sherrilyn Ifill, Barry Friedman, and John Malcolm explore the intersection of race and policing in the United States. Part Two addresses predictive policing, funding priorities, and working toward a solution.
In Part One of this two-part episode of Reasonably Speaking, Sherrilyn Ifill, Barry Friedman, and John Malcolm explore the intersection of race and policing in the United States. Part One looks at the history of race and policing, training programs, and police as first responders.
In this presentation, Professor Brandon Garrett of Duke Law will provide an overview of new research projects seeking to make criminal justice more evidence based.
Public concern about harmful policing is surging. Governments are paying historic amounts for law enforcement liability. Has police behavior changed? Or is society responding differently?
The Mismeasure of Terry Stops: Assessing the Psychological and Emotional Harms of Stop and Frisk to Individuals and Communities
In Terry v. Ohio, the U.S. Supreme Court relied on a balancing test to uphold the reasonableness of the practice known as “stop and frisk,” balancing the contribution of the practice to effective crime prevention and detection against the nature and quality of the intrusion to individual rights.
At its meeting in Philadelphia on January 17 and 18, the ALI Council reviewed drafts for six projects. Drafts or portions of drafts for six projects received Council approval, subject to the meeting discussion and to the usual prerogative to make nonsubstantive editorial improvements.