Professor Kami Chavis quoted in Slate magazine regarding the family of Sandra Bland’s wrongful death settlement

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Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Justice Program Kami Chavis

Professor Kami Chavis is quoted in the article, “The Family of Sandra Bland Reaches a Remarkable Settlement in Wrongful Death Suit,” written by By Leon Neyfakh of Slate magazine.

“I’m very intrigued by this. It’s a creative response,” said Kami Chavis, a professor at the Wake Forest University School of Law and director of the criminal justice program there. “But we want there to be some enforceability and some accountability with regard to the improvements. … If the agreement is breached, what will the penalties be?”

Read the full story here: http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2016/09/15/sandra_bland_s_family_settles_with_waller_county.html