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Racial Justice

A guide to resources provided by the Law Library, as well as external information, to support our community in considering racial justice and reconciliation.

U.S. Federal Government Hearings and Reports

Community Dialogue Guide: Conducting a Discussion on Race.
A how-to guide for leaders in creating a dialogue.

Racism in the 21st Century: Understanding Global Challenges and Implementing Solutions
Hearing before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.

Police Use of Force: An Examination of Modern Policing Practices
Briefing before the United States Commission on Civil Rights, held in Washington, DC. November 2018. 

The State of Civil and Human Rights in the United States
Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate.

Ending Racial Profiling in America
Hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate.

"Stand Your Ground" Laws: Civil Rights and Public Safety Implications of the Expanded Use of Deadly Force
Hearing before the Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights, Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate.

Examining the Race Effects of Stand Your Ground Laws
Briefing before the United States Commission on Civil Rights, held in Orlando, FL. 

Equitable Algorithms: How Human-Centered AI Can Address Systemic Racism and Racial Justice in Housing and Financial Services
Virtual hearing before the House Committee of Financial Services' Task Force on Artificial Intelligence.

Are Rights a Reality? Evaluating Federal Civil Rights Enforcement
2019 Statutory Enforcement Report of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

An Assessment of Minority Voting Rights Access in the United States
2018 Statutory Enforcement Report of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights