Jonathan Peters Reporting on protests is no easy job—just ask the thirty-six reporters arrested while covering the Occupy movement, from New York to Boston to Nashville and beyond. Amid clashes between protesters and the police, the reporters ran afoul of the law. They went places where they weren’t supposed to go, and they did things they weren’t supposed to do. Or so claim … [Read more...] about What Are the Rights of Reporters Covering Protests?
Archives for January 13, 2012
Anne King Christopher Emdin’s thoughtful recent piece on arrests in public schools inspired me to put together a roundup of recent scholarship on the school-to-prison pipeline. All of these pieces are sobering reads, but the authors offer concrete ideas for how we can begin to dismantle the pipeline Sarah Jane Forman focuses on school search and seizure in Countering … [Read more...] about School-to-Prison-Pipeline Scholarship Roundup
Anthony Kammer Jeffery Clements was at Demos yesterday morning for an event marking the New York launch of his new book, Corporations Are Not People. As a lawyer and cofounder of Free Speech for People, Clements has been one of the leading voices in the campaign for a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United. But this book, rather than simply providing a limited … [Read more...] about Citizens United Was Just an End-Zone Dance