Tag Archives: Cleveland

The case of Tamir Rice: race, self-defense, and the objective reasonableness standard

By Emmanuela Jean-Etienne Associate Editor, Vol. 21 On a cold November afternoon in Cleveland, twelve-year-old Tamir Rice sat alone at a gazebo outside the Cudell Recreation Center, a place he frequented daily.[1] In his hand was an airsoft pistol and, … Continue reading

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COMMENT: Sixty Years Too Late: The Judiciary’s Superficial Treatment of School Desegregation in Cowan

By Alanna Farber Associate Editor, Vol. 20 Executive Editor, Vol. 21 The school district in Cleveland, Mississippi has been subject to federal jurisdiction since 1965 due to continued struggles in desegregating its schools.[1] Fifty years ago, citizens of Cleveland sued … Continue reading

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