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Paul Brakke is a scientist based in the Little Rock, Arkansas area. He became interested in studying the criminal justice system because his life was turned upside down by the system. This occurred after his wife was falsely accused of aggravated assault for allegedly trying to run some kids over with her car, since a group of kids and some neighbors wanted her out of the neighborhood. Eventually, the Brakkes were forced to move as part of a plea agreement, since otherwise, Brakke’s wife was threatened with a possible 16 year jail sentence if the case went to trial and she lost.
He has previously told his wife’s story along with a critique of the criminal justice system in his first book, American Justice?. After that, Brakke went on to loo
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Reaction to Conviction in Killing by Chicago Police Officer Reflects U.S. Divisions According to Criminal Justice Expert

Here's a press release I recently published about the conviction of police officer Jason Van Dyke for killing a black suspect and his sentence of nearly 7 years. That raised many questions about both the conviction and his sentence, reflecting the split in American society. This releases addresses this issue:

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