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A Time for Every Purpose

Law and the Balance of Life

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HARDCOVER

$29.50 • £23.95 • €26.50

ISBN 9780674009103

Publication Date: 10/18/2002

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240 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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Todd D. Rakoff is Byrne Professor of Administrative Law, Harvard University.

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Jacket: The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, by Khalil Gibran Muhammad, from Harvard University Press

“Predictive Policing” and Racial Profiling

While technology used in policing has improved, it hasn’t progressed, says Khalil Gibran Muhammad, if racial biases are built into those new technologies. This excerpt from his book, The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime, and the Making of Modern Urban America, shows that for the reform called for by the current protests against systemic racism and racially-biased policing to be fulfilled, the police—especially those at the top—will need to change their pre-programmed views on race and the way they see the Black citizens they are supposed to “serve and protect.”