Paul Butler

Paul Butler

A former federal prosecutor, Paul Butler provides legal commentary for CNN, MSNBC, and NPR and has been featured on 60 Minutes and profiled in the Washington Post. A law professor at Georgetown University, he is the author of Let’s Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice, winner of the Harry Chapin Media Award, and Chokehold: Policing Black Men (both from The New Press). He has published numerous op-eds and book reviews, including in the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and the Los Angeles Times. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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December 6, 2017
Georgetown law prof calls for complete re-imagining of criminal justice system in ‘Chokehold’

Paul Butler discusses racial inequities built into the system and the way to fully address the harm done to civil rights by the criminal justice system.

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