Category Archives: Racial profiling

CBS News: Racial Profiling 2.0

CBS News: Racial Profiling 2.0 (“As police departments turn to big data to help reduce crime in their neighborhoods, advocacy groups are sounding the alarm about high-tech racial profiling. The algorithm-driven systems analyze supposedly impartial historical crime data to predict … Continue reading

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Appeal.org: Commentary: The Enduring Trauma of Stop-and-Frisk

Appeal.org: Commentary: The Enduring Trauma of Stop-and-Frisk by Jamal Trulove (“As a Black child in San Francisco, I learned early that mine and others’ bodies meant nothing to those supposedly tasked with our protection.”)

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The Post and Courier: Charleston police disproportionately pull over black drivers. Here’s the plan to fix it.

The Post and Courier: Charleston police disproportionately pull over black drivers. Here’s the plan to fix it. by Gregory Yee (“After years of concerns aired by members of the African American community, Charleston officials approved a racial bias audit of … Continue reading

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WTOP: DC police officers say raising serious concerns led to retaliation

WTOP: DC police officers say raising serious concerns led to retaliation by Mike Murillo:

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Philadelphia Inquirer: As Philadelphia aims to curb racial disparities, why are police stops of black drivers skyrocketing?

Philadelphia Inquirer: As Philadelphia aims to curb racial disparities, why are police stops of black drivers skyrocketing? by Samantha Melamed (“Although Philadelphia police and civil rights lawyers have been monitoring pedestrian stops and frisks since 2011 — when they entered … Continue reading

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WRAL.com: Border Patrol agent accused of ‘textbook racial profiling’

WRAL.com: Border Patrol agent accused of ‘textbook racial profiling’ by David Sharp (“The U.S. Border Patrol’s suspicions about a family were aroused because they appeared to be of “Central-American origin” and because they spoke Spanish while shopping at a store … Continue reading

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New Law Review Article: Implicit Racial Bias and Students’ Fourth Amendment Rights

New Law Review Article: Jason P. Nance, Implicit Racial Bias and Students’ Fourth Amendment Rights, 94 Ind. L. J. 47 (2019):

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CA2: Remand required for determination for reason for delay in getting computer SW

Defendant was found passed out in a car on a rural road with the car in gear and the engine running. A tablet was on the seat. Searching the car for information about him, an image of child pornography was … Continue reading

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VT: No sovereign immunity for flagrant search and seizure violations; implied right of action under state constitution

“¶ 84. In sum, we conclude that a direct private right of action for damages based on alleged flagrant violations of Article 11 is available against the State. The common law doctrine of sovereign immunity does not preclude such an … Continue reading

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WaPo: Two black pastors wanted help with a flat tire. A sheriff’s deputy asked if they had guns or drugs.

WaPo: Two black pastors wanted help with a flat tire. A sheriff’s deputy asked if they had guns or drugs. by Taylor Telford: Now an investigation of possible profiling.

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Newsweek: Police Are Three Times More Likely to Kill Black Men, Study Finds: ‘Not a Problem Confined to a Single Region’

Newsweek: Police Are Three Times More Likely to Kill Black Men, Study Finds: ‘Not a Problem Confined to a Single Region’ by Scottie Andrew: Police violence and homicide have persistently and disproportionately affected black communities for decades. A new study … Continue reading

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Miami Herald: The chief wanted perfect stats, so cops were told to pin crimes on black people, probe found

Miami Herald: The chief wanted perfect stats, so cops were told to pin crimes on black people, probe found by Charles Rabin, Jay Weaver & David Ovalle:

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