Craig Futterman on Police Brutality and the Killing of Rayshard Brooks

Background Briefing: June 18, 2020

Then with police in Atlanta not showing up for work in what is called “the blue flu” following murder charges against the officers who killed Rayshard Brooks, kicking his dying body and standing on his arm while proclaiming they “got him”, we examine this sadistic streak in policing. Craig Futterman, a Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School and founder of the Civil Rights and Police Accountability Project at the Mandel Legal Aid Clinic who specialize in civil right lawsuits involving police brutality and racial dsiscrimination, joins us to discuss how, while many police save lives, some act with impunity to take lives, in particular black lives, and what can be done to stop them.

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