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Joanna Schwartz


Joanna Schwartz is a professor of law at UCLA, where she teaches civil procedure and courses on police accountability and public interest lawyering. Her writing, commentary, and research about police misconduct, qualified immunity, indemnification, and local government budgeting have been featured in The New York TimesThe Washington Post, The Wall Street JournalForbes, Christian Science Monitor, ABC News, NBC News, CBS News, CNN, NPR, and elsewhere. She’s the author of Shielded: How the Police Became Untouchable.

Schwartz Photo credit Katherine Shapiro