—Michael D. White and Henry F. Fradella A recent article in the New York Times describes results from a federal monitor’s examination of nearly 600 stop and frisks conducted by NYPD officers in summer 2015.
—Devon Johnson, Patricia Warren, and Amy Farrell Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old African American boy, died tragically on February 26, 2012. His death and the trial of his assailant evoked memories of our nation’s troubled history, including the
—Meryl Alper [This piece originally appeared on Meryl Alper’s blog.] I’m not an expert on cyber warfare, nor do I play one on TV—or on Twitter for that matter. I have, though, published academic research about
—Daniel Kreiss [A version of this piece originally appeared on UCLA Digital Cultures Lab.] Why is Bernie Sanders, the candidate who has so successfully attracted legions of supporters, on social media? In the 24 hours
—Cid Martinez [This piece originally appeared on CNN.] Last week, Bernie Sanders’ campaign released a four-minute video ad featuring an endorsement from the daughter of Eric Garner, the New York man who was choked to death
—Constancio Arnaldo It’s been four years since Jeremy Lin burst onto the global spotlight as a basketball superstar, facilitating a rise in what mass media called, “Linsanity.” This was a moment in which the undrafted
—Steve Gottlieb The next president will likely make several appointments to the Supreme Court. This Court, deciding cases as if it were the Sheriff of Nottingham, is having a substantial impact on the economy. With
—Andrew Schocket We celebrate Presidents’ Day this year in the midst of presidential primary campaign season, a season in which not only has nearly every candidate disavowed previous political positions, but some have insisted that