Thursday, November 18, 2021


Police Commissioner, Ex-Cop Alder-Elect Call For National Search For Next Police Chief

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor and Founding Director of the Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares comments on the selection process for the New Haven Chief of Police.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021


Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16 Receives MacArthur Fellowship

Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16, a poet, lawyer, and advocate for the rights and humanity of people who are or have been incarcerated, was awarded a 2021 MacArthur fellowship, informally known as a “genius” grant.

Thursday, August 19, 2021


Justice Collaboratory and Partner Select Pilot Agency for New Project

Yale Law School’s Justice Collaboratory and the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys have selected the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s office as the pilot agency for their Elevating Trust and Legitimacy for Prosecutors Project.

Friday, July 16, 2021


Police Officers Treat Black and White Men Differently. You Can Hear It in Their Tone of Voice

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor Tracey L. Meares comments on a study showing differences in how police talk to Black and white drivers.

Friday, June 25, 2021


What Chauvin’s 22.5 Year Sentence Could Mean for Changing Police Behavior

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares discusses the Derek Chauvin verdict.

Friday, June 25, 2021


What Chauvin’s 22.5 Year Sentence Could Mean for Changing Police Behavior

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares discusses the Derek Chauvin sentence.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021


Hate-Crime Laws Don’t Work as Their Supporters Intended

Research by Macklin Fleming Professor of Law Tom R. Tyler and the Justice Collaboratory are cited.

Friday, June 4, 2021


Gun Violence Prevention: A Focus on Police Violence

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares discusses on a podcast why America’s approach to public safety must be examined, how some jurisdictions are implementing change, and suicide prevention.

Friday, May 21, 2021


Will We Ever Get Beyond “The Fire Next Time”? — A Commentary by Elizabeth Hinton

Elizabeth Hinton is a Professor of Law and a member of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School, as well as an Associate Professor of History & African American Studies at Yale.

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