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Sherrilyn Ifill Discusses Whether Black Lives Matter to the Courts

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

LDF President and Director-Counsel Sherrilyn Ifill was on WYPR's program Midday with Tom Hall for an episode entitled “Do Black Lives Matter to the Criminal Justice System?” Sherrilyn was joined by Angela J. Davis, Professor at the Washington College of Law at American University. Professor Davis edited the recently released book, Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution and Imprisonment, for which Sherrilyn co-authored an essay with LDF Deputy Litigation Director Jin Hee Lee entitled, "Do Black Lives Matter to the Courts?" Sherrilyn and Professor Davis discussed the new book, and the role of race in the criminal justice system. 

For more information, visit Midday with Tom Hall’s website.