Witnesses say he was handcuffed. USA Today emphasizes his criminal record. Protests and a call for accountability have ensued in the wake of another police shooting of an unarmed black man. Will the call be answered, or will the use of Police/State force against Jamar Clark receive that multi-syllabic stamp of social approval—”justifiable”?
“President Obama’s Department of Injustice”
Panelist Alec Karakatsanis (“Policing Second-Class Citizens”) of Equal Justice Under Law penned this critique of the rhetoric and reality of the Obama administration’s criminal justice policies.