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‘Half the Police Force Quit. Crime Dropped’ 

August 2, 2023

“It’s no coincidence that the cities we most associate with violence also have long and documented histories of police abuse,” writes Quattrone Center Journalism Fellow Radley Balko.

Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship 

Committed to Public Defense 

July 25, 2023

George Kunkel SP2’23, L’25 is working toward a career in holistic public defense alongside seasoned trial attorneys at the Orleans Public Defenders.

Criminal Law & Justice, Pathways to the Profession 

Driving Systemic Change to Prevent Domestic Violence Fatalities 

June 6, 2023

The Quattrone Center and the City of San Francisco have released a report recommending policies and procedures to reduce domestic violence-related fatalities.

Criminal Law & Justice, Family Law & Child Advocacy, Research and Scholarship 

Ending Mass Incarceration 

April 26, 2023

At Slate, Seema Saifee, Quattrone Center Research Fellow, explores how incarcerated individuals have contributed to the conversation on reducing incarceration and crime.

Centers & Institutes, Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Prison Legal Education Project 

April 24, 2023

By bringing legal education to prisons, the Prison Legal Education Project supports incarcerated individuals to lead their own successful legal advocacy.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Justice, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion, Student Journals & Organizations 

Leading the Process for Systemic Policing Change 

April 19, 2023

The Quattrone Center has released of the final set of recommendations from a Sentinel Event Review (SER) of incidents during protests following the murder of George Floyd.

Centers & Institutes, Criminal Law & Justice, Research and Scholarship 

2023 Alumni Impact Award Winner 

April 19, 2023

The Honorable Benjamin Lerner L’65 is the recipient of the Toll Public Interest Center’s 2023 Alumni Impact Award. 

Centers & Institutes, Criminal Law & Justice, Experiential Learning 

When Innocence Is Not Enough 

April 6, 2023

Tom Dybdahl L’98 and Christina Swarns L’93 recently discussed prosecutorial misconduct, the Brady rule of evidence disclosure, and Dybdahl’s new book.

Centers & Institutes, Criminal Law & Justice 

Stalwart Pro Bono Service 

February 13, 2023

Victoria A. Joseph C’11, L’17 has prioritized building a practice that centers public service — including work on the historic prosecution of former police officers involved in George Floyd’s murder.

Constitutional Law & Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Justice, Social Justice, Equity, & Inclusion 

Hands-On Criminal Defense Experience 

February 9, 2023

For students in last fall’s Criminal Defense Clinic, learning the law went hand-in-hand with successfully defending the constitutional rights of two separate clients.

Criminal Law & Justice, Experiential Learning 

Policing Marginalized Communities 

January 23, 2023

This past semester, Quattrone Center Fellow Anjelica Hendricks engaged students in the study of how policing intersects with race, gender, ability, and other intertwined socio-economic identities.

Criminal Law & Justice, Legal Culture & History 

Mandating Taped Interrogations 

January 18, 2023

“[A] focus on best practices to avoid undue coercion and false confessions would go a long way to improve the quality of justice in Pennsylvania,” writes the Quattrone Center’s Marissa Bluestine.

Centers & Institutes, Criminal Law & Justice