Can Policing Be Reformed?

Can Policing Be Reformed?

Erwin Chemerinsky on police brutality, plus Eyal Press on dirty work.


Many proposals to reform the police were made after the Black Lives Matter protests of last summer the largest protest movement in American history. But the problem, Erwin Chemerinsky argues, is not just the police; the Supreme Court has empowered the police and subverted civil rights. Erwin is dean of the law school at UC Berkeley, and author of many books—most recently, Presumed Guilty.

Also: dirty work—and the people who do it: the low-income workers who do our most ethically troubled jobs. Eyal Press will explain—his new book is Dirty Work: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America.

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