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Amna Akbar

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Amna Akbar

Amna Akbar is Visiting Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law. Her writing and lawyering focus on the intersections of national security, criminal justice, and immigration enforcement.


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As the government embraces a “counter-radicalization” approach to counterterrorism, prosecutors are turning radical beliefs into criminal acts.

Obama sounds the notes of racial justice at key moments, while asserting unprecedented power to implement policies that are destructive, discriminatory—and embodied by the NYPD commissioner.