Years of court decisions have made it harder and harder to hold police accountable for abuses of power that frequently target minority populations. In this session, a law professor and two investigators who dug deep into the Oakland Police Department will share their thoughts on how we got here ... and how we might do better.
|Where:||UA BookStore (Seats 150)|
|When:||Sun, Mar 5, 10:00 am - 11:00 am|
|Signing area:||Sales & Signing Area - UA BookStore Lower Level (following presentation)|
|Genre:||Current Issues / Politics / Social Science|
Joanna Schwartz is a professor of law at University of California, Los Angeles where she teaches civil procedure and courses on police accountability and public interest lawyering. Her writing, commentary and research about police misconduct, qualified immunity, indemnification, and local government budgeting have been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Christian Science Monitor, ABC News, NBC News, CBS News, CNN, NPR and elsewhere....
Ali Winston is an independent reporter covering criminal justice, privacy, and surveillance. His work has been rewarded with several awards, including the George Polk Award for local reporting in 2017....