The Prohibition Era and Policing: Drug Enforcement and Policy Center hosts Professor Wesley Oliver

This January officially marked a century since the National Prohibition Amendment was ratified. Even now, 86 years after being repealed in 1933, the ripple effects of Prohibition still echo throughout our criminal justice system today.

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The First-Year Adventure: Innovative new curriculum lets students choose their own path

As part of the college’s commitment to innovative teaching, a new one-of-a-kind 1L curriculum, the Legal Practice and Perspectives Program (LP3), began this autumn. For the first time, 1L students can select a portion of their initial coursework, with class offerings that provide rich, experimental viewpoints not always afforded by a more traditional, doctrinal curriculum.

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Faculty Focus: Amna Akbar

Associate Professor of Law Amna Akbar is currently spending the 2018-2019 academic year at Princeton University as a fellow with the Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA). She hopes to expand her research of police, violence, and inequality, including how contemporary racial justice movements like the Movement for Black Lives engage with the question of police reform.

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