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Archive: October 2020

Student Post: Updated Greensboro Police Department Policies a Good Start with Room to Grow

October 20, 2020

Editor’s note: There are several Duke University and Duke Law students working with the Wilson Center for Science and Justice this semester, including some who are working on a “blog team.” Those students are learning about the intersection of the … Continue Reading →

Duke Center for Science and Justice Tracking Police Reform Legislation By State

July 14, 2020

While people across the nation took to the streets to protest the brutal police killing of George Floyd, lawmakers responded by introducing a series of police reform policies.

To date, there have been at least 78 pieces of police reform-related … Continue Reading →

Brandon Garrett among law professors across nation calling on Congress for police accountability

July 8, 2020

More than 300 law professors from across the country signed a letter last week calling on Congress to end qualified immunity and create vicarious liability for local government units when their officers violate people’s constitutional rights.

As stated in the … Continue Reading →