PBS NewsHour

Alabama lawyer reminds police that students are children

Clip: 08/08/2016 | 8m 11s

Last September, a federal court in Alabama ruled that the disciplinary practices used by the Birmingham Police Department toward high school students were unconstitutional. The police department’s appeal will be heard next month. Ebony Howard, the lawyer who filed the class-action suit, speaks with special correspondent Charlayne Hunter-Gault about the specific police conduct and the settlement.

Aired: 08/08/16

Rating: NR

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