A nationally recognized scholar in the area of policing and hate crime, Professor Jeannine Bell is a Curt and Linda Rodin Professor of Law and Social Justice at Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
This commentary originally appeared on The Conversation. The 22-year-old suspected shooter at a gay night club in Colorado Springs, Colorado, who allegedly killed five and injured dozens faces five counts of murder and hate crimes charges. Hate crimes are known as “bias-motivated” crimes in Colorado. The charges against the shooter are still preliminary, although Colorado […]