Washington’s Statutory Duty to Provide First Aid: A Model for Addressing the Aftermath of Police Shootings

Washington’s Statutory Duty to Provide First Aid: A Model for Addressing the Aftermath of Police Shootings

On November 6th, the people of Washington state passed a substantial criminal justice reform initiative which enjoyed 60% of the statewide vote. The measure, known as Initiative 940 (or “I-940”), updated Washington’s worst-in-the-country approach to police...

Electronic Monitoring: Punishment and Liberty in the Age of GPS

 Sam,[1] who I met last summer, was a teenager on probation. He sported an electronic monitor strapped around his ankle then, and he likely still does. Sam attended court monthly and during one of those appearances, the judge looked down at Sam, over his reading...