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Problems with police, prosecutors and courts have people asking: is our criminal justice system broken? University of Pittsburgh law professor David Harris interviews the people who know the system best, and hears their best ideas for fixing it. Criminal (In)justice is an independent production created in partnership with 90.5 WESA, Pittsburgh's NPR News Station.
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May 3, 2016

When someone dies or has their constitutional rights violated in an encounter with the police, police can be sued. But why are these suits so tough to win, even in the worst cases of police misconduct? And what does the multiple millions of dollars in damages every year say about the state of police abuse in the U.S.?

David Rudovsky is a national leader in civil rights and civil liberties litigation. He is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and a founding partner in Kairys, Rudovsky, Messing & Feinberg.

Find more at criminalinjusticepodcast.com.

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