Pitt Law Professor David A. Harris Writes Opinion Piece For New York Times On Police Racism

Publish Date/Time:  September 4, 2014

Pitt Law Professor of Law and Distinguished Faculty Scholar David A. Harris recently provided an op-ed in the New York Times "Room For Debate" opinions commentary section discussing the problem of racism in police forces and police accountability in relation to the clashes over mass protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

"Treating someone as a lawbreaker must follow observation of the signs of criminal behavior, not prediction based on group characteristics," Harris writes in the op-ed.

Read the NYTimes op-ed here.