Report by Amnesty International examining failure to limit the use of force by law enforcement to situations where it is necessary & proportionate to an actual threat. Includes recommendations to federal, state & local authorities to ensure accountability for these violations.
In almost every highly publicized case of police using deadly force & killing unarmed individuals, the person killed was an African American male. These incidents have caused dramatic erosion in public confidence in the justice system & America's promise of equal treatment under the law.
Linking critical legal thinking to constitutional scholarship and a practical tradition of US lawyering that is orientated around anti-poverty activism, this book offers an original, revisionist account of contemporary jurisprudence, legal theory and legal activism.
This book discusses incidents that created national publicity at Amherst, Brown, City University of New York, Evergreen, Lewis and Clark, Michigan, Middlebury, New York University, Reed, Seattle, Yale, UC Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, University of Washington, Vanderbilt, and Wesleyan.
Examining hot-button issues such as trigger warnings, safe spaces, hate speech, disruptive protests, speaker disinvitations, and the use of social media by faculty, Speak Freely describes the dangers of empowering campus censors to limit speech and enforce orthodoxy.