Professors Respond in the Aftermath of the Shooting Death of Michael Brown

WASHINGTON, D.C., August 19, 2014 - American University Washington College of Law faculty were interviewed by local and national media in the aftermath of the police shooting of teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Read, view, and listen to their analysis below.

Photograph of Professor Angela J. Davis

Angela Davis

Aug. 21, The Christian Science Monitor - Davis is quoted about whether or not there should be different legal standards when arresting a police officer vs. a civilian. MORE

Aug. 20, Inside Counsel - Davis is quoted about whether St. Louis County Attorney Robert McCulloch should recuse himself from the case involving the shooting death of Michael Brown. MORE

Aug. 19, MSNBC - Davis' New Republic op-ed on the St. Louis County prosecutor tasked with prosecuting the Michael Brown case is referenced on "Now by Alex Wagner" (around 2:55). MORE

Aug. 18, New Republic - Davis penned an op-ed, "Justice for Michael Brown Rests Almost Entirely in the Hands of This One Man." MORE

Aug. 18, CBS Radio News (New York) - Davis interviewed about accountability for the killing of Michael Brown.

Photograph of Professor William Yeomans William Yeomans

Sept. 5, NPR - Yeomans was interviewed on "All Things Considered" about Justice Department investigations of local police departments. MORE

Aug. 26, WAMU - As a guest on "The Diane Rehm Show," Yeomans discussed police practices and the use of deadly force. MORE

Aug. 25, C-SPAN - As a guest on "Washington Journal," Yeomans discussed the role of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division in response to the police shooting in Ferguson. MORE

Aug. 24, Politico - Yeomans penned this article explaining the difficulty of convicting a police officer of wrongful death. MORE

Aug. 20, MSNBC - As a guest on "The Daily Rundown," Yeomans discussed Attorney General Eric Holder's visit to Ferguson and the role of the federal government in handling the case. MORE

Aug. 20, Associated Press - Yeomans discussed the potential impact of Attorney General Eric Holder's visit to Ferguson, Missouri. MORE

Aug. 19, ABA Journal - Yeomans is quoted about the challenges facing the federal government if they choose to prosecute the Ferguson officer responsible for the shooting death of Michael Brown. MORE

Aug. 19, Bloomberg - Yeomans discussed the role of the Justice Department in investigating the shooting death of Michael Brown. MORE

Aug. 19, The Hill - Yeomans is quoted about Attorney General Eric Holder's role in investigating the shooting death of Michael Brown. MORE

Aug. 19, National Law Journal - Yeomans is quoted about the federal investigation into the shooting death of Michael Brown. MORE

Susan Carle

Aug. 20, Inside Counsel - Carle is quoted about whether St. Louis County Attorney Robert McCulloch should recuse himself from the case involving the shooting death of Michael Brown. MORE

 

 

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