The subjugation of communities by race and class, and reactions to this, are issues of urgent concern.
Join Tracey L. Meares (Yale Law School, Co-Editor of the Annual Review of Criminology), Tim Newburn (London School of Economics and Political Science), Vesla Weaver (Johns Hopkins University), and Elizabeth K. Hinton (Yale University) for a discussion of these crucial topics from a social sciences research perspective. Issues that may be discussed include:
• Political marginalization of communities by race and class
• Government at odds with democratic ideals
• Triggers of community action
• The causes and consequences of riot
• The politics of mass incarceration
Please submit your questions for the panel prior to the event by emailing Anna Rascouët-Paz at: email@example.com.
For further reading, please visit our article collection of relevant reviews: https://www.annualreviews.org/page/racial-justice.
About the Moderator: Professor Meares is a nationally recognized expert on policing in urban communities. Her research focuses on understanding how members of the public think about their relationship(s) with legal authorities such as police, prosecutors, and judges. She has worked extensively with the federal government having served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Law and Justice, the Office of Justice Programs Science Advisory Board, and President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. In April 2019, Professor Meares was elected as a member to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Before joining the faculty at Yale, she was a professor at the University of Chicago Law School from 1995 to 2007. She was the first African American woman granted tenure at both law schools.