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Public defenders know that the trouble with our justice system extends far beyond abusive policing.
Police must be taught that the power entrusted to them is not theirs to use or abuse as they see fit.
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has a long way to go, but recent endorsements show it’s getting somewhere.
It may seem like an obvious step, after joining the International Criminal Court. But the legal and political barriers are formidable.
In their quest to wipe out extra-legal racial violence, white liberals created a system that continues to kill black people—legally.
As governors mull clemency, battered women should be at the top of the list.
While New York City mourns, political opportunists point fingers—but we should really be talking about reforms that would keep everyone safe.
Apparently, to criticize the police is to be anti-police. But if I call and point out that the swings in the playground are broken, am I anti-parks?