"Well-intentioned efforts to celebrate diversity may in fact reinforce racial stereotyping," say two Carleton College faculty.
Growing calls to defund or abolish cops in the wake of police-brutality protests are at odds with what most African Americans actually want.
The fatal encounter demonstrates why police reformers want more departments to train officers in de-escalation.
Everybody Is Jumping to Conclusions About This Couple's Show of Force in Response to Trespassing Protesters
Mark and Patricia McCloskey's justification for brandishing their guns depends on facts, not ideology.
The summer of 2020 got a lot crappier over the weekend, according to the Reason Roundtable podcast.
Judge Orders Federal Officers in Portland To Stop Harassing and Assaulting Journalists and Legal Observers
U.S. District Judge Michael Simon reminds the feds that they are bound by the First Amendment.
The federal police presence in Portland has enraged demonstrators. It's also taken pressure off the local justice center.
Up close with the #WallofMoms on night 53 of the protests
The Reason Roundtable talks Portland, policing, federalism, coronavirus, and the perennially dumb discourse.
The Fifth Column podcaster on racial identity, cancel culture, libertarianism, and Trump vs. Biden
Dozens of dozens of incidents were caught on video.
One department said a protester was hit in the eye with tear gas after the canister bounced. Video shows something entirely different.
With the twin resignations of Weiss and New York columnist Andrew Sullivan, elite journalism's eight-week nervous breakdown shows no signs of abating.
This Week in Policing Reform: Hawaii Lifts Police Secrecy, Civilian Oversight Boards Make Ballots in Miami and Philadelphia
And Sen. Tim Scott (R–S.C.) says policing reform in Congress might not be dead after all.
Dallas Cops Who Joked About Pinning a Man to the Ground Until He Stopped Breathing Get Qualified Immunity
The decision vividly illustrates how the doctrine shields police from accountability for using excessive force.
Chicago used its food licensing laws to harass a nonprofit providing free food to protesters.
That's not the case in countries with authoritarian rulers who want to believe that America is just like them.
The answer speaks volumes about the extent to which that doctrine protects police officers from liability for outrageous conduct.
The Souls of Yellow Folk author says a new "elite consensus" fixated on racial outrage is forming and may destroy our ability to function.
The House voted to recognize the District of Columbia as a state, but many obstacles still lie ahead.
The Fox News host says reforming qualified immunity would "end law enforcement." That's not even close to being true.
This Week in Policing Reform: Utah Outlaws Kneeling on Suspects' Necks, Memphis P.D. Ends No-Knock Raids
There's a lot going on. Here's a rundown of significant police reform news from around the country.
Republicans have said ending qualified immunity is off the table, and for the moment policing reform looks dead in Congress.
San Francisco and Oakland have moved toward getting police out of its schools, while Chicago and L.A. rejected similar proposals this week.
A Second Amendment hypocrite with a plan to undermine federalism
Prison Guards Who Locked Naked Inmate in Cell Filled With 'Massive Amounts' of Feces Got Qualified Immunity
The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals acknowledged that the plaintiff's Eighth Amendment rights were violated.
Trading unattainable exactitude for unimpeachable morality will lead to a scoldier and less accurate journalism.
The Brown University economist says prejudice and systemic racism are not the primary problems facing African Americans.
The Brown University economist and outspoken critic of Black Lives Matter discusses George Floyd, social progress, and the state of political discourse.
The legal doctrine frequently allows police officers to violate your rights without fear of civil liability.
A dispatch from the Black House Autonomous Zone
The information in the no-knock warrant application was based purely on guilt by association.
These reforms would protect all Americans while reducing racial disparities in policing.
Police unions exist to protect cops at the expense of the public.
The legislation rolls back regulations that have been shielding bad police from accountability.
Police officers shouldn't be above the law.
Oakland 'Nooses' Turn Out To Be Exercise Swings; Mayor Wants To Investigate Them As a Hate Crime Anyway
A white mayor is pursuing a racially fraught investigation of a black man for hanging exercise straps in a park. What could go wrong?
Police strategies have changed dramatically in the past few decades—and not because of soaring crime. America's War on Drugs is a prime culprit.