Professor Oliver Writes Op-Ed About Historical Roots of Excessive Force

Professor Wes Oliver wrote an op-ed for the Post-Gazette about how search and seizure during Prohibition was often a violent procedure.

Oliver says examining the treatment of black men during Prohibition helps explain why the law has failed to adequately address our recurring problem with excessive force.

Read the full piece here.

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