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‘Washington Post’ Blogger to Address Militarization of Police

Radley Balko, a blogger for The Washington Post, will present Militarization of Police and Its Effect on Civil Liberties at a lecture hosted by the Duquesne University Federalist Society student organization.

Balko, who blogs about criminal justice, the drug war and civil liberties, is the author of Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces. His work has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court and the Mississippi Supreme Court.

In addition to previously working at the Huffington Post, Reason magazine and FoxNews.com, Balko was a policy analyst at the Cato Institute.

When:   Monday, April 7, from 12 to 1 p.m.

Room 308, School of Law, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh.

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, call the law school at 412.396.6300 or visit www.duq.edu/law.

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