Our staff picks 12 stories worth reading (or rereading) before the new year.
Dec 27, 2018
SB 4 encourages officers to ask for the status of anyone they detain.
Debbie Nathan Dec 10, 2018
With Angela J. Davis, Appeal contributor and professor of law at American University's Washington College of Law.
Adam H. Johnson Dec 06, 2018
Campus police forces have become more professionalized, but critics say they operate behind a veil of secrecy and often exceed their jurisdiction.
Ryan Briggs Oct 15, 2018
A white cop joked about bringing explosives to a Black Lives Matter protest in Columbus with no consequences. A black cop joked about ‘black on black’ crime and may be fired.
George Joseph Aug 13, 2018
Families are torn apart by the criminal justice system every day.
Josie Duffy Rice Jun 28, 2018
Activists in New York City are engaging in profound acts of resistance against over-policing in the subways. Politicians are listening, but are they really hearing them?
Jocelyn Simonson Aug 30, 2017