Mimesis Law
25 May 2020

Racism

  • Next Time You Need Help, Call A Crackhead

    by - Jul 21, 2016
    (Comments: 10)
    July 21, 2016 (Fault Lines) — A strongly worded pro-police billboard that recently appeared above a liquor store in Indiana sparked a public outcry highlighting the growing chasm between law enforcement and the communities they serve. The...
  • Rudy Giuliani: Deaf, Dumb & Blind

    by - Jul 12, 2016
    (Comments: 1)
    July 12, 2016 (Fault Lines) – After last week, America is dividing. There is a lot of yelling. And a lot of crying. Both are understandable. Both are appropriate. While there have been some thoughtful comments,...
  • Zoe Smith and the Apology That Wasn’t

    by - Mar 16, 2016
    (Comments: 5)
    Mar. 15, 2016 (Mimesis Law) — Although the 2016 election and the Donald Trump Effect don’t have a per se effect on the criminal justice system in most instances, it seems to have inspired a deputy...
  • Fay Wells, And Her Damn Good Anecdote

    by - Nov 20, 2015
    (Comments: 1)
    Nov. 20, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — The statistics behind police shootings are dire. American police have killed over a thousand people this year. 200 of them were unarmed. But, though some people cherish statistics, there’s nothing...
  • Racial Profiling, Community Relations & Discretion

    by - Oct 27, 2015
    (Comments: 1)
    Oct. 27, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — One of the fundamental principles taught in a criminal law or criminal procedure class in law school is the idea of discretion. Police officers have discretion on whether or not...
  • Ahmed Mohamed Meets America’s Fear of Bright, Non-White Kids

    by - Sep 17, 2015
    (Comments: 0)
    Sept. 16, 2015 (Mimesis Law) — Being a freshman in high school is tough. It’s a time where one faces a hormone-fueled mix of self-doubt linked with a deep-seated desire to mitigate that through validation from...

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