Acting Chief Defender Alan Tauber on Derek Chauvin Murder Trial Verdict

PHILADELPHIA–“There are numerous lessons to be drawn from the verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin, not the least of which is the need to enact reforms that greatly reduce unnecessary, often deadly interactions between the police and people of color.   “As public defenders that primarily serve Black and Brown communities, we see many…

Keir Bradford-Grey on Shooting of Walter Wallace, Jr.

PHILADELPHIA–“Last night’s horrific incident in Cobb’s Creek is made all the more tragic by the fact that it was completely avoidable. Many questions will need to be answered in the coming weeks, but one thing is clear: this is not the public safety model that our communities want or need.  “Discussions about the killing of…