How race impacts who is detained pretrial, Prison Policy Initiative, Oct. 2020.
Enduring Injustice: The Persistence of Racial Discrimination in the U.S. Death Penalty, Death Penalty Information Center, Sep. 2020.
Conviction, Imprisonment, and Lost Earnings: How Involvement with the Criminal Justice System Deepens Inequality, Brennan Center for Justice, Sep. 2020.
Racial Disparities in the Massachusetts Criminal Justice System, Criminal Justice Policy Program at Harvard Law School, Sep. 2020.
- Race to Justice, Citizens for Racial Equity in Washtenaw, Aug. 2020.
- Racial Inequities in New York Parole Supervision, Justice Lab at Columbia University, March 2020.
- Women’s Mass Incarceration: The Whole Pie 2019, Prison Policy Initiative, Oct. 2019.
- An Unjust Burden: The Disparate Treatment of Black Americans in the Criminal Justice System, Elizabeth Hinton, LeShae Henderson, and Cindy Reed, Vera Institute of Justice, 2018.
- The Color of Youth Transferred to the Adult Criminal Justice System: Policy & Practice Recommendations, National Association of Social Workers, 2018.
- Unequal Treatment: Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Miami-Dade Criminal Justice, ACLU Florida, July 2018.
- Demographic Differences in Sentencing: An Update to the 2012 Booker Report, United States Sentencing Comission, Nov. 2017.
- Native Disparities in Youth Incarceration, The Sentencing Project, Oct. 2017.
- Black Disparities in Youth Incarceration, The Sentencing Project, September 2017.
- Girlhood Interrupted: The Erasure of Black Girls’ Childhood, Center on Poverty and Inequality at Georgetown Law, June 2017.
- War Comes Home: The Excessive Militarization of American Policing, ACLU, 2014.
- Incorporating Racial Equity into Criminal Justice Reform, The Sentencing Project, October 2014.
- Collateral Damage: America’s Failure to Forgive or Forget in the War on Crime A Roadmap to Restore Rights and Status After Arrest or Conviction, NACDL, 2014.
- Race and Punishment: Racial Perceptions of Crime and Support for Punitive Policies, The Sentencing Project, 2014.
- Disproportionate Minority Contact in the Juvenile Justice System, The Sentencing Project, May 2014.
- Coming of Age with Stop and Frisk: Experiences, Self-Perceptions, and Public Safety Implications, Vera Institute of Justice, September 2013.
- Police Behavior During Traffic and Street Stops, 2011, U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2013.
- Addressing Racial Disparities in Incarceration, Marc Mauer, The Sentencing Project, September 2011.
- The Death Penalty in Black and White: Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Decides, Death Penalty Information Center, 1998.
- Racial Disparities in Federal Death Penalty Prosecutions 1988-1994, Death Penalty Information Center, 1994.
- Lett et al., Racial inequity in fatal US police shootings, 2015-2020, Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, 2020.
- Pierson et al., A large-scale analysis of racial disparities in police stops across the United States, Nature Human Behavior, July 2020.
- L. Song Richardson, Review of Systemic Triage: Implicit Racial Bias in the Criminal Courtroom, The Yale Law Journal, 2017.
- Mark William Osler and Mark W. Bennett, A 'Holocaust in Slow Motion?' America's Mass Incarceration and the Role of Discretion, DePaul Journal for Social Justice; U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-30, 2014.
- Angela J. Davis, Professor of Law; American University Washington College of Law - In Search of Racial Justice: The Role of the Prosecutor, 2013.
- David A. Harris, Distinguished Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law; University of Pittsburg School of Law - Across the Hudson: Taking The Stop and Frisk Debate Beyond New York City, 2013.
- Renée McDonald Hutchins, Associate Professor of Law; University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law - Stop Terry: Reasonable Suspicion, Race, and a Proposal to Limit Terry Stops, 2013.
- Cynthia E. Jones, Associate Professor; American University Washington College of Law - “Give Us Free”: Addressing Racial Disparities in Bail Determinations and Achieving Pretrial Justice, 2013.
- Michael Pinard, Professor; University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law - Criminal Records, Race and Redemption, 2013.
- Jonathan Rapping, Associate Professor; John Marshall Law School - Implicitly Unjust: How Defenders Can Affect Systemic Racist Assumptions, 2013.
- Andrew E. Taslitz, Professor of Law; American University Washington College of Law - “Curing” Own Race Bias: What Cognitive Science and the Henderson Case Teach About Improving Jurors’ Ability to Identify Race-Tainted Eyewitness Error, 2013.
- L. Song Richardson and Phillip Atiba Goff, Implicit Racial Bias in Public Defender Triage, The Yale Law Journal, 2013.
- Traci Schlesinger, Racial Disparities in Pretrial Diversion: An Analysis of Outcomes Among Men Charged with Felonies and Processed in State Courts, DePaul University, July 2013.
- Andrea D. Lyon, Race Bias and the Importance of Consciousness for Criminal Defense Attorneys, 35 SEATTLE U. L. REV. 755, 2012.
- Patricia G. Devine, Patrick S. Forscher, Anthony J. Austin and William T.L. Cox, Long-term reduction in implicit race bias: A prejudice habit-breaking intervention, 2012.
- Jerry Kang, et al. Implicit Bias in the Courtroom, UCLA Law Review, 2012.
- Samuel R. Sommers, On Racial Diversity and Group Decision Making: Identifying Multiple Effects of Racial Composition on Jury Deliberations, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2006.
- Inside NACDL: Rooting Out Bias: How a Bad Stop Can Make Good Law, January/February 2019.
- How Defense Attorneys Can Eliminate Racial Disparities in Criminal Justice, June 2018.
- Making Sense of Pretrial Risk Assessments, June 2018.
- The Persistence of Discrimination in Jury Selection: Lessons from North Carolina and Beyond, June 2018.
- How Defense Attorneys Can Eliminate Racial Disparities in Criminal Justice, June 2018.
- From the President: Do As I Say, Not As I Do: The Persistent Lack of Diversity in Law Firms, May 2018.
- From the President: The Siren Song of Objectivity: Risk Assessment Tools and Racial Disparity, April 2018.
- From the President: See No Evil: Prosecution and Unchecked Discretion, January/February 2018.
- From the President: Coming and Going - Racial Disparity in the Punishment and Profit of Marijuana, December 2017.
- From the President: Predictive Policing: The Modernization of Historical Human Injustice, September/October 2017.
- Racial Disparities (includes seven articles), July 2013.
- Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer L. Eberhardt, 2020.
- Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America’s Largest Criminal Court by Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, 2016.
- Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People by Mahzarin R. Banagi and Anthony G. Greewald, 2013.
- Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces by Radley Balko, 2013.
- Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II by Douglas A. Blackmon, 2009.
- The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander, 2010.
- Race and the Criminal Justice System in America, Axios, May 22, 2021.
- There's overwhelming evidence that the criminal-justice system is racist. Here's the proof. By Radley Balko, The Washington Post, June 10, 2020.
- Black Codes and Why They Matter Today by Nadra Kareem Nittle, ThoughtCo., Oct. 20, 2019.
- 3 Ways the 1994 Crime Bill Continues to Hurt Communities of Color, American Progress, May 10, 2019.
- Criminal justice reform doesn’t end system’s racial bias, Leah Sakala and Nicole D. Porter, USA Today, Dec. 12, 2018.
- Do Public Defenders Spend Less Time on Black Clients? by Maurice Chammah, The Marshall Project, May 2, 2016.
- Teachers' implicit bias against black students starts in preschool, study finds by Yolanda Young, The Guardian, Oct. 4, 2016.
- Why is it so easy for prosecutors to strike black jurors? Gilad Edelman, The New Yorker, June 5, 2015.
- When 'Deshawn' and 'Greg' Act Out in Class, Guess Who Gets Branded a Troublemaker by Macrina Cooper-White, HuffPost, Apr. 21, 2015.
- Deadly Force in Black and White by Ryan Gabrielson, Eric Sagara, and Ryann Grochowski Jones, ProPublica, Oct. 10, 2014.
- Dear White Folks, Please Stop Being So 'Surprised' When White Cops Shoot Unarmed Black People by Chauncey DeVega, Daily Kos, September 29, 2014.
- When Whites Just Don’t Get It by Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times, Aug. 30, 2014.
- When Whites Just Don’t Get It, Part 2 by Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times, Sept. 6, 2014.
- When Whites Just Don’t Get It, Part 3 by Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times, Oct. 11, 2014.
- Racially Charged: America’s Misdemeanor Problem, Brave New Films, April 2021.
- Racist by Design: How Systemic Racism and Inherent Biases Manifest in AI, Machine Learning & Beyond, NACDL, April 2021.
- Race and the Criminal Legal System: Collateral Consequences Part II, NACDL, April 2021.
- Race and the Criminal Legal System: Collateral Consequences Part I, NACDL, April 2021.
- Race, Class and Attorney Client Privilege, NACDL, March 2021.
- Policing Black Bodies II: Race and Pretrial Practices, NACDL, July 2020.
- Policing Black Bodies: A Discussion on Race and the Criminal Justice System, NACDL, June 2020.
- Race Matters II Summit: Video Presentations, NACDL, 2019.
- Race Matters Summit: Video Presentations, NACDL, 2017.
- Unconscious Bias Juror Video, Western Washington District Court, 2017.
- Under Seige: Police Militarization and Ethnic and Racial Dynamics - Panel I - The Issues, NACDL, Oct. 2014.
- Under Seige: Police Militarization and Ethnic and Racial Dynamics - Panel II - Community Perspective and Solutions, NACDL, Oct. 2014.
- The Criminal Docket Episode 31: Groundbreaking Report on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System - Part I, July 2013.
- The Criminal Docket Episode 33: Groundbreaking Report on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System - Part II, Oct. 2013.
- The Criminal Docket Episode 34: Groundbreaking Report on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Criminal Justice System - Part III, Nov. 2013.
- Slavery to Mass Incarceration, Equal Justice Initiative, July 2015.
- Discussions with DPIC: Professor Bharat Malkani Explores the Relationship Between Slavery and Slavery-Abolition Strategies and the Modern U.S. Death Penalty.
- Discussions with DPIC: Racial Discrimination in Death Penalty Jury Selection.
- Discussions with DPIC: The Duane Buck Case.
A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence: A Trial Practice Handbook for Criminal Defense Attorneys
This Guide to Federal Evidence is the only federal evidence handbook written exclusively for criminal defense lawyers. The Guide analyzes each Federal Rule of Evidence and outlines the main evidentiary issues that confront criminal defense lawyers. It also summarizes countless defense favorable cases and provides tips on how to avoid common evidentiary pitfalls. The Guide contains multiple user-friendly flowcharts aimed at helping the criminal defense lawyer tackle evidence problems. A Defender’s Guide to Federal Evidence is an indispensable tool in preparing a case for trial.
Modern Digital Evidence & Technologies in Criminal Cases
Modern cases need modern defenses, and modern lawyers can't practice with an outdated playbook. This program is a contemporary training that identifies emerging technologies and digital evidence encountered in today's criminal cases and arms you with the tools necessary to combat expert witnesses, prosecutorial overreach, and an uneducated judge and jury. This comprehensive CLE program covers both general aspects of new technologies as well as practical courtroom application and legal challenges to the use of these new technologies.
Top Shelf DUI Defenses: The Law, The Science, The Techniques (2021)
If you are serious about being an effective DUI defense advocate, or if you’re considering adding DUI defenses to your portfolio, you need to know the latest scientific and legal strategies to optimize your success at trial. Learn from the best-of-the-best in the field in this unique CLE Program, updated for 2021.
Defending Modern Drug Cases (2021)
From challenging the arrest and seizure to picking a jury and cross-examining police officers, defense attorneys handling drug cases must be able to construct a defense that will increase the chances of the client getting a positive result for your client.
Effective motion practice, juror selection, and storytelling have never been more important. This seminar will introduce defense counsel to techniques that have been used at recent drug trials to rebut specific claims and overcome the emotion created in today’s criminal legal system.