Beyond the Beer Summit: Understanding the Role of Race in American Policing

October 29, 2009

Chief Anthony Batts, Oakland Police Department
Professor Tracey Meares, Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Professor Christopher Stone, Guggenheim Professor of the Practice of Criminal Justice, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Professor Ronald Sullivan, Director, Harvard Criminal Justice Institute, Harvard Law School
Although the controversy that erupted last summer after a Cambridge police officer arrested Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates has died down, the reactions to that incident showed that many issues and problems still need to be addressed.
Cosponsored by the Harvard Criminal Justice Institute, Harvard Law School, Harvard’s Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management, and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston.