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.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021


Yale Teach-In Series Reflects on the Path Forward After the Chauvin Verdict

A series of three teach-ins involving Law School faculty, staff, alumni, and affiliates presented an opportunity for the Yale community to reflect and come together in the wake of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.

Saturday, April 24, 2021


Will The Conviction Of Derek Chauvin Affect Future Police Prosecutions?

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares was interviewed on NPR about the Derek Chauvin trial and how it may affect future police prosecutions.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021


What Happened to the Promise to ‘Defund’ America’s Police Forces – and to Stop Them Killing Black People?

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares is quoted in an article in The Independent (UK) about police reform.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021


Justice may have been served in the legal sense, but true justice would be George Floyd still being alive

Justice Collaboratory member and Professor of African American Studies and Psychology at Yale Phillip Atiba Goff speaks about the push for police reform and the Derek Chauvin verdict.

Friday, April 16, 2021


Get police out of the business of traffic stops — A Commentary by TJ Grayson ’21 and James Forman Jr. ’92

TJ Grayson is a member of the class of 2021 at Yale Law School. James Forman Jr. ’92 is J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, April 15, 2021


We’re making progress on the ‘what’ of reimagining safety. But what about the ‘how’? — A Commentary by Phillip Atiba Goff

Phillip Atiba Goff is a Professor of African American Studies and Psychology at Yale University and a member of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School.

Monday, April 12, 2021


Designed to Tear Us Apart

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor Tracey Meares and SMGI Research Network member Sudhir Venkatesh speak on Venkatesh’s new podcast about the consequences of the January 6 Capitol riot and social media governance.

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