Recently, S. Lorén Trull dove into The Dueling Sides of “Just Comply” and the struggle between standing up to police brutality and making it home alive. The “comply, then complain” advice is something defense attorneys like me often tell our clients, but we realize it’s a difficult thing to do. People of color are faced… Continue reading You Have the Right to Remain Silent. Use It.
The fallout following Mike Brown’s murder is a couple of days old now and I’ve seen many give their opinions of various topics related to this heinous crime including racism, classism, the ineptness of the NAACP, the backlash behind President Obama’s official statement, respectability politics and the role of police in our community/police brutality. The… Continue reading A Few Words About the Police