The fragmented US system means that the battle for criminal justice reform must be fought in multiple political arenas.
The death of George Floyd while being arrested by police in Minneapolis, Minnesota has sparked worldwide protests and calls to defund US police forces. Nicola Lacey discusses the differences between these and previous protests concerning police brutality, how the nature of the US criminal justice system affects them, and the chances for meaningful police reform.
1. We’ve seen protests before linked to police related killings, […]