Changing the Law to Change Policing: First Steps

Professor Christy Lopez joins a group of law school faculty to offer immediate, concrete steps that federal, state, and local governments can take to address enduring problems in policing.

White Paper: COVID-19 Rapid Response Impact Initiative

Professors Rosa Brooks and Christy Lopez note the novel law enforcement challenges created by COVID-19 and describe the different approach police must take in light of these challenges in order to serve their traditional public safety function. The paper also address some of the unique law enforcement challenges associated with protecting populations most at risk of violence and discrimination.