The best accountability tool may be the smartphone in your pocket

Pictured: The shooting death of Walter Scott in North Charleston, South Carolina, captured by a civilian’s mobile phone camera.

IN OTHER NEWS

(Criminal justice news that could use a second look.)

Will Philadelphia’s next district attorney set juvenile lifer Terrance Lewis free? Photo from The Inquirer.
  • The Inquirer: “A judge called this juvenile lifer innocent, but he’s still in prison. Will Philly’s next DA let him go home?”
  • ACLU-PA: “ACLU of Pennsylvania Argues for the Right to Record the Police Before Federal Appeals Court”
  • More ACLU-PA: “State Senate Bill Blocks Public Access to Police Video, Undermines Accountability”

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