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Joanna Schwartz

Joanna Schwartz is Professor at UCLA School of Law, where she studies police misconduct and civil rights litigation. Her recent focus has been on qualified immunity, and she has authored several studies that undermine the Supreme Court's various policy justifications for the doctrine. Find her on Twitter at @JCSchwartzProf.


In order to achieve lasting change, we must focus on systemic problems across the criminal justice system. That includes holding prosecutors accountable, not just police.

Kate Levine Joanna Schwartz