MACDL Amicus Brief — Comm. v. Bailey-Sweeting

From Chauncey B. Wood, MACDL Amicus Curiae Committee

The Amicus Brief for Commonwealth vs. Bailey-Sweeting (available for viewing and download below) explains why gang databases are artificial racist constructs and unreliable indicators of criminal behavior. Therefore, the fact that someone has been placed in a gang database should not be a basis for reasonable suspicion that he or she has committed a crime.

Much like recent scholarship and legal advocacy […]