Policing the Black Man

Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment

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Using Theory, Research, and Activism to End Systemic Racism in the Criminal Legal System

Professor Angela J. Davis and contributing authors

An Online Continuing Education Event hosted on April 8, 2022

Event Agenda and Speaker Bios (PDF)

The event included a keynote presentation by Professor Davis with panel presentations by authors whose work appears in the book: Professor Kristin Henning, Blume Professor of Law and Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative at Georgetown Law, Ronald Wright, Associate Dean for Research and Academic Programs and Needham Yancey Gulley Professor of Criminal Law at West Forest Law, Renée Hutchins, Dean and Professor of Law at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, Roger A. Fairfax, Jr., Dean and Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law, Katheryn Russell-Brown, Levin, Mabie & Levin Professor of Law and Director of the Race and Crime Center for Justice at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, Tracey L. Meares, Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and co-Founding Faculty Director of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School, Marc Mauer, Senior Advisor and former Director of The Sentencing Project, and Jin Hee Lee, Senior Deputy Director of Litigation and Director of Strategic Initiatives at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. The authors discussed their chapters in Policing the Black Man, their current work, and how their work informs policy and practice in the criminal legal system.

Policing the Black Man: Part 1

Policing the Black Man: Part 2