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Professor Paul Butler appeared in a commentary for MSNBC/The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, November 14, 2017. 

"Jurors Say They Cannot Reach Verdict in Menendez Trial," by the New York Times, November 13, 2017, quoting Professor Paul Butler.

"The Fraternal Order of Police Must Go," an opinion piece by Professor Paul Butler, in The Nation, October 11, 2017.

"Justice System Targets Black Men, Ex-Prosecutor Tells Baltimore Audience," coverage by Maryland Matters, October 5, 2017, featuring Professor Paul Butler and a discussion of his book, Chokehold: Policing Black Men.

"What can we learn from the history of interracial relationships in America? (podcast)," a podcast by ABA Journal, October 4, 2017, with Professor Sheryll Cashin.

"California Game Changers: Moving the Needle on Drug Reform," coverage by Capital & Main, October 3, 2017, featuring Professor Paul Butler.

"Protesters Descend on St. Louis, and Police Respond: ‘We’re in Control,' an article in the New York Times, September 18, 2017, quoting Professor Paul Butler.

"When Affirmative Action Isn’t Enough," an article in the New York Times, September 17, 2017, quoting Professor Sheryll Cashin.

"‘Crown Heights’ dramatically illustrates the hell of wrongful incarceration," a piece in ThinkProgress.org, August 29, 2017, mentioning Professor Paul Butler.

"In Shepherd Park, we're working toward a racially diverse Eden", coverage in The Washington Post, August 25, 2017 by Professor Sheryll Cashin. 

 

"Fresh out of prison, D.C. politician who took bribes prepares to teach ethics," coverage in The Washington Post, August 19, 2017, featuring Professor Paul Butler.

"The Fight for Racial Justice Can't Stop With Fixing a Broken Policing System," a book review by the Pacific Standard, August 16, 2017, featuring Professor Paul Butler.

"Race, Criminality and the Persistent Myth of Black on Black Crime," an article by the Atlanta Black Star, Austust 14, 2017, quoting Professor Paul Butler.

"Q&A with Paul Butler," a book review and interview by C-SPAN, August 13, 2017, featuring Professor Paul Butler.

"Thurgood Marshall's courage and passion celebrated by former law clerks, author," an article by the ABA Journal, August 11, 2017, featuring Professors Susan Bloch and Sheryll Cashin.

"Why federal prosecutors often wimp out in going after financial malfeasance," an opinion piece by Professor Paul Butler in The Washington Post, August 10, 2017.

Professor Paul Butler appeared on The Rachel Maddow Show on August 2, 2017.

Professor Paul Butler appeared on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on August 1, 2017.

"Actually, we still need affirmative action for African Americans in college admissions. Here’s why.," coverage by The Washington Post, August 1, 2017, featuring Professor Sheryll Cashin.

"Column: Trump’s 'law-and-order' pose undermines law and order," coverage by the Chicago Tribune, August 1, 2017, quoting Professor Paul Butler.

"Shepherd Poverty Consortium meets in Lexington," coverage by WDBJ 7 (Roanoke, Va.), July 31, 2017, quoting Professor Paul Butler.

"An unyielding justice system built for the oppression of blacks," coverage by The Washington Post, July 31, 2017, a book review of the Paul Butler's "Chokehold: Policing Black Men."

"Trump’s White Nationalism Torments Us Now, But The ‘Centrality of Whiteness’ Will Fade Away," coverage by The National Memo, July 31, 2017, featuring Professor Sheryll Cashin.

"Book World: A justice system that oppresses black men - just as it's intended to," coverage by The Edwardsville Intelligencer (Ill.), July 30, 2017, a book review of Professor Paul Butler's "Chokehold: Policing Black Men."

"Here’s how General Kelly and Ted Cruz just might save Sessions’ — and Trump’s — butt," coverage by Raw Story, July 29, 2017, quoting Professor Paul Butler.

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