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“Abacus: Small Enough to Jail”: A Minority Bank, Racial Bias, and the Democratization of Credit 

February 26, 2017

Steve James presents the story of the Sungs and their struggle to save their family-run Chinatown bank from a misguided prosecution based on cultural incompetence.

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“The Return”: Resentencing, Reentry Support, and a Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Evolving Roles 

June 21, 2016

“The Return” reveals why a lawyer, deeply involved in the resentencing of Three Strikers as a way of reducing mass incarceration, placed reentry services near the top of his concerns.

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Fighting Mass Incarceration 

May 12, 2022

Catherine Kearney C’12, L’22 has been named a 2022 Law School Partnership Project Fellow with Gideon’s Promise.

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Enhancing Police Accountability and Performance 

April 12, 2022

One of Quattrone Fellow Taeho Kim’s recent projects studied the effects of body cameras on law enforcement outcomes.

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Quattrone Center co-facilitates Sentinel Event Review of ‘Wave 2’ of Seattle Police Department’s response to 2020 protests 

March 16, 2022

“[T]he panel is showing that bridges between the community and the SPD can be rebuilt on a foundation of mutual respect and dignity,” said the Quattrone Center’s Executive Director John Hollway C’92, MAPP’18.

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Q&A with Quattrone Center Assistant Director Ross Miller on the invisibility of prosecutorial misconduct 

March 2, 2022

The recently published report “Hidden Hazards” analyzes the varied allegations and findings of prosecutorial misconduct in state and federal courts throughout Pennsylvania.

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At Smerconish, Prof. Claire Finkelstein argues that closing Guatanamo is only the first step 

February 10, 2022

Finkelstein delineates three areas of military law and policy that President Biden should address to “begin to set the country on a path to restoring integrity to U.S. detention policy.”

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