In a 2017 California Law Review article, Professors Jason Mazzone and Stephen Rushin (Loyola University Chicago) proposed that the Voting Rights Act could be an effective blueprint for police reform. Mazzone says the article resulted from a collaboration with Rushin while he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of Law, and it went on to win the Carroll P. Hurd Award for Scholarly Excellence in 2018. Now, the work of Mazzone and Rushin is featured extensively in a new piece on Vox, titled "How the federal government could improve police oversight."
“You really cannot fix this big problem unless you do it top-down — perhaps in partnership with local reform efforts — but you really need a federal response,” Mazzone said.
Read the full article at vox.com.