If Sessions decides to double down on his aggressive ignorance, the country will suffer as a result.
These schools, often private liberal arts institutions that value engagement and diversity, stand in stark contrast to the surrounding communities, where people value tradition and keep to themselves. With this division being used to explain nearly all facets of American politics, it is worth looking at the political realities in the towns where those two cultures are forced to interact.
Chicago is the subject of two distinct visions of crime and crime-fighting. Analyzing how the Obama and Trump administrations address the city, as well as the broader issues of criminal justice, reveals how they both craft narratives about crime and policing.
The process of determining the value of the Professor Watch list through substantive public debate is certainly educational, and it is a process that we should all volunteer to defend.
If cash remains the main motivating factor for politicians, there is a serious case to be made for criminal justice reform on a much larger scale.
In a cross-campus collaboration, Brendan of Trinity and Emmet of Macalester compiled ideas ranging national policy, to institutional practices and personal choices, which they believe would benefit our democracy.
For the country to truly move forward and heal its divisions, the very first step must be for Trump supporters to fully and unequivocally accept the American-ness of the groups that Trump has targeted.
If Donald Trump is really only referring to the “practice” of Terry stops, and not discussing its application, then his proposal to “do stop-and-frisk” is completely meaningless.
Bill Bratton was synonymous with the broken windows theory, and he was able to evolve his style of police as our understanding of the theory changed.
Racial discrepancies in Police stops cannot be explained by different crime rates among Black Communities.