Title

Does the United States' Constitution Protect Black Males from Police Homicide?

Document Type

Oral Presentation

Location

SURC 137A

Start Date

21-5-2015

End Date

21-5-2015

Keywords

Constitution, Homicide, Black/African-American Males

Abstract

This will entail a thorough analysis of the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments and the extent to which they protect Black males from police homicide. Historical analysis of the pre-constitution treatment of Black or African American individuals will set the stage for a post-constitutional analysis. Major cases will be discussed and analyzed in the context of contemporary police homicides in the United States.

Faculty Mentor(s)

Charles Reasons

Department/Program

Law & Justice

Additional Mentoring Department

Law & Justice

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Does the United States' Constitution Protect Black Males from Police Homicide?

SURC 137A

This will entail a thorough analysis of the Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments and the extent to which they protect Black males from police homicide. Historical analysis of the pre-constitution treatment of Black or African American individuals will set the stage for a post-constitutional analysis. Major cases will be discussed and analyzed in the context of contemporary police homicides in the United States.