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Justice for Victims of Police Brutality

Caucus Statement

AAJ’s Minority Caucus Executive Board released a statement in response to racial injustice and police brutality. Read the Statement

Capitol Hill Update

The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing on police brutality and racial profiling June 10, 2020. AAJ member Ben Crump, a civil rights attorney representing the Floyd family, testified, and AAJ's President Bruce Stern submitted a written statement. Read the statement.

Police Misconduct and Qualified Immunity: Reimagining ‘We The People’

Hosted by Thurgood Marshall School of Law and sponsored by AAJ's Robert L. Habash Endowment, this virtual conference focused on the disproportionate use of force by police against black people and remedies for people injured by police violence.

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Creating Change: An Introductory Primer for Police Misconduct and Civil Rights Cases

AAJ hosted a free webinar for trial lawyers with the basics of representing clients in police misconduct and civil rights cases and pointers for representing protesters in criminal court.

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