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  • Presidential Task Force Hearing on 21st Century Policing
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    President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, Part 1

    Community leaders talked about ways to promote effective crime reduction and build public trust of law enforcement. They spoke at the first meeting of the President’s Task Force on 21st…

  • Criminal Justice System
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    Criminal Justice System

    Panelists talked about race and the criminal justice system. Much of the discussion focused on the Trayvon Martin case in Florida in which a white neighborhood watchman shot and killed an…

  • emThe Presumption of Guiltem
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    The Presumption of Guilt

    Charles Ogletree talked about his book The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Race, Class and Crime in America. On July 16, 2009, Henry Louis Gates, Jr,. was…

  • Criminal Justice Reform
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    Criminal Justice Reform

    Participants spoke about racial disparities in the criminal justice system. Among the topics they addressed were criminal justice reforms, immigration laws, racial profiling, and drug…

  • emThe Presumption of Guiltem
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    The Presumption of Guilt

    The Harvard Law professor attempts to put the arrest of his colleague last year into the historical context of race relations and criminal justice in the U.S. The event is at the Harvard…

  • Jena Six Case
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    Jena Six Case

    Witnesses testified about the “Jena Six” case in which six black teenagers were charged with the beating of a white student soon after nooses were hung from a tree on a high school campus. They…

  • Civil Liberty Issues
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    Civil Liberty Issues

    Participants talked to reporters about civil rights concerns in the U.S. campaign against terrorism. They urged that investigations into suspicious activity follow clear procedures and that…

  • National Police Policies and Civil Rights
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    National Police Policies and Civil Rights

    Commission members and criminal justice experts talked about civil rights dimensions of alleged police misconduct and recent investigations into relations between the police and the…

  • Police Integrity Conference
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    Police Integrity Conference

    Participants discussed several programs designed to improve relations between communities and their police departments. Among the issues discussed were racial profiling, hate crimes, and…

  • PoliceCommunity Relations
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    Police-Community Relations

    Mr. Hooks spoke in a news conference to introduce a report prepared by the NAACP on the nation’s police and their relations with their communities, including the issues of trust between…