Event Recap: Book Talk with Professor Paul Butler

Professor Paul Butler of Georgetown Law with Chicago-Kent's Dean Harold Krent and Professor Graeme Dinwoodie
Professor Paul Butler of Georgetown Law with Chicago-Kent’s Dean Harold Krent and Professor Graeme Dinwoodie

On April 10, 2019 Professor Paul Butler of Georgetown Law discussed his book Chokehold: Policing Black Men in an author’s book talk.

He offered an overview of the ways the criminal justice system affects African Americans, starting by contrasting different definitions of the problems and moving on to describe a range of historical responses and current abolitionist strategies.

The talk concluded with an open question and answer session with faculty, staff and students and a call to action from Professor Butler. Continue reading “Event Recap: Book Talk with Professor Paul Butler”