Police Militarization: Is Accountability Disappearing?

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Show Summary:

In this episode of Radio Islam our guests will discuss the issue of police militarization. Is police militarization something that's escalating and what are its consequences?

Executive Producer: Abdul Malik Mujahid

Host(s): Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid

Producer: Saimah Shareef

Guests

Carlos Miller Photography is Not A Crime Blog

Carlos Miller started Photography is Not a Crime in 2007 after he was arrested for taking photos of Miami police officers. Over the years, the blog turned into a national news site where they have writers, editors and researchers in several states. Since his initial arrest, he was arrested two more times for taking photos of police officers. He was cleared of all charges from all arrests, including a conviction he had reversed upon appeal that he did pro se from his first arrest. He has also published the Citizen Journalist’s Photography Handbook as a result of his site.

 

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Marjorie Cohn Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Marjorie Cohn is a prominent activist/scholar. She lectures throughout the world and provides legal and political commentary about human rights and U.S. foreign policy. The former president of the National Lawyers Guild, deputy secretary general of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers has been awarded professor emerita status at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, where she has taught for 25 years. A longtime criminal defense attorney, her most recent book is “Drones and Targeted Killing: Legal, Moral, and Geopolitical Issues.” Professor Cohn was named one of San Diego's top attorneys in academics, and was awarded the Witkin Award for Excellence in the law teaching by the San Diego Law Library Justice Foundation.

 

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