Depictions of Rittenhouse as a brave patriot standing his ground and acting in self-defense are doing legal and moral harm.
Upon what theory of punishment do the incarcerated not deserve protection from exploitation?
Media narratives regarding the "Wall of Moms" protests in Portland have a lot to say about implicit bias and the responsibilities of white allyship.
If the prevalence of racial bias and the demands of law enforcement makes rights violations predictable, are we not then complicit in maintaining the status quo?
What model of punishment best accommodates our intuitions in this particular case?
Does the very possibility of wrongful conviction — inherent to the BARD standard — render capital punishment unconscionable?
Confronting real-world violence can be an important agent of change. Might we have a social responsibility to share and bear witness to real-life horrors?
Identifying and disassembling the institutions of white supremacy will require a concerted effort. What does allyship require?
Can the lengths the law goes to hide institutional actors from public accountability be morally justified?
Abolishing law enforcement as we know it could mean many different things. Can the history of the police force give us direction in where to go from here?