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The Black Record: Why we don’t know how often police kill

Rasheed Shabazz, Masters of City Planning Candidate, '21 | October 17, 2014

In Killing Them Softly, comedian Dave Chappelle explained how fearful he was to call the police when someone broke into his house. Now why would someone in a free country like America be afraid to call the police to their own home if they were the victim? Although a modest home, the house was too nice, Chappelle joked, “and they’d never … Continue reading »

Correctional madness: Realignment on the right track in L.A.

Jonathan Simon, professor of law | August 21, 2012

“The California Report” and the Center for Investigative Reporting posted another excellent report on realignment this morning (broadcast on many NPR stations and available online after a delay here — this one focused on the vital issue of how counties, which get both resources and discretion over post-prison supervision for many California prisoners, are working … Continue reading »