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Police Violence in the United States: Is there a solution? Closed seminar with Tracey Meares


From Ferguson to Baltimore, racially-linked police brutality has captured Americans' attention. President Barack Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing recently presented a number of solutions to this phenomenon. 

.We welcomed one of the members of this task force for a discussion on potential paths and to evaluate the possible role of police violence in the 2016 presidential campaign.


Tracey Meares, Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale University and member of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing

Discussant : Antoine Garapon, Secretary General of  l'Institut des hautes études sur la Justice

Introduction : Patrick Weil, Director of Research at CNRS, at the Centre d’histoire sociale du XXe siècle de l'Université Paris I

Facilitator : Laurence Nardon, Head of the United States program, IFRI


Listen to Tracey discussing police brutality on BBC World Service

To learn more about her research click here

Executive Summary from the Final Report - President's Taskforce on 21st century policing
Report - Seminar on police violence