Tweet University of Wisconsin, B.A. Boston College Law School, J.D. University of Wisconsin, LL.M. Michele Goodwin is the Everett Fraser Professor in Law at the University of Minnesota. She holds joint appointments at the University of Minnesota Medical School and the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Professor Goodwin served as a Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago and as a Visiting Scholar at the University of California-Berkeley. Prior to law teaching, Goodwin was a Gilder-Lehrman Post-Doctoral Fellow at Yale University. Professor Goodwin is the founder of the Institute for Global Child Advocacy and the Executive Director of the U.S. Chapter of the Defense of Children International. She…
BelAhdan… reaction to Zimmerman Not Guilty Verdict
Tweet after the Not Guilty Veridic, Protests spread allover major Americans cities… at North Minneapolis, MN, BElAhdan was there.. also talks to a few Muslim Americans under Ramadan tent ..
the reverse assumptions … of innocence in the Zimmerman verdict
TweetThe assumptions of innocence … On Saturday, a jury of six women five white found Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed 17-year-old black man. They all agree on the assumption of innocence of Zimmerman, who claimed he shot Martin in self-defense, what assumptions those women made about Trayvon Martin as Brittney Cooper explained” ….. , this case came down to whether those white women could actually see Trayvon Martin as somebody’s child, or whether they saw him according to the dictates of black male criminality. After the verdict, lots of soul searching debate about race and violence in this country, in where it has…