Civil liberties and surveillance technology don't often go together. But when it comes to preventing and punishing police misconduct, many civil libertarians think equipping officers with body-worn video cameras could make a difference.
We look at the promise and perils of police body cameras in conversation with Vic Walczak, Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania.
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David Harris previews Criminal Injustice in conversation with Paul Guggenheimer on 90.5 WESA's Essential Pittsburgh.
David A. Harris is Distinguished Faculty Scholar and Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh, and a nationally recognized expert on criminal law.
In partnership with 90.5 WESA, Pittsburgh's NPR News Station, he hosts a weekly discussion with researchers, policy experts, law enforcement and court officials, and others about what's broken in America's criminal justice system -- and how to fix it.