DURHAM, NC – In a unique partnership with the Wilson Center for Science and Justice at Duke Law, two district attorney’s offices are providing unprecedented access and information about the little-understood world of plea agreements in criminal cases.
Durham County … Continue Reading →
By Ruthie Kesri
The death of George Floyd in police custody last summer drew widespread outrage after a bystander’s viral video showed then-Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin, a white 19-year veteran of the department, pressing his knee into Floyd’s neck … Continue Reading →
The Duke Center for Science and Justice is cohosting an upcoming Duke Science & Society event as part of its Coronavirus Conversations series.
The virtual event is titled “Racial Bias in the Healthcare System and COVID Outcomes” and will start … Continue Reading →
The federal government was set this week to carry out its first execution in nearly 17 years, but a U.S. District Court judge in Washington has intervened.
Judge Tanya Chutkan ordered the U.S. Department of Justice to delay the executions … Continue Reading →