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Professors Kami and Omari Simmons Participate in Southeast/Southwest People of Color Conference

Professors Kami and Omari Simmons participated in the Southeast/Southwest People of Color Conference in Durham on April 11 and 12..  Professor Kami Simmons participated in a panel entitled “Policing, Criminal Injustice and the Black Community.”  This panel discussed several aspects of policing, criminal injustice and the Black community.  Panelists discussed recent Supreme Court jurisprudence on the knock and announce rule, issues related to police reform, the role that fear has played in perpetuating the imprisonment of Black and Latino people, and the role that discretion plays in the excessive policing as well as the failure to police Black communities.

Professor Omari Simmons presented a work-in-progress regarding Corporate Governance/Executive Compensation.  His presentation was entitled “Taking the Blue Pill: Corporate Governance Reform as a Credence Good.”