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Appeal of Derek Chauvin

NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV featured Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on the likelihood of a successful appeal in the Derek Chauvin trial. “He may have a case. Cases like this really test what it means to us as a nation when we say, ‘Everyone is presumed innocent Read more…

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Loss of a District

Spectrum News 1 featured Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College on what it means for California to lose a seat in the House of Representatives. “One less district means a little bit less spending that will be directed toward California.”    

Derek Chauvin verdict

CBS News Los Angeles affiliate KCBS-TV featured Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on the aftermath of the Derek Chauvin verdict. He was also quoted in The Washington Post and interviewed on NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV, Spectrum News 1, LAist, KCRW-FM, KPCC-FM and The Nation. “Do we see [the verdict] Read more…

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Derek Chauvin trial update

Fox News Los Angeles affiliate KTTV-TV featured Jody Armour of the USC Gould School as he provides legal updates on the Derek Chauvin murder trial. “We are continuing to see the prosecution present to the jury experts. Experts from law enforcement, very often, who said what Derek Chauvin did was Read more…

Derek Chauvin trial

NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV featured Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on the first day of the Derek Chauvin trial. “This case is all about two things: use of force and, most importantly, intent. And while intent may not have been present in the first few minutes Read more…

Boulder Shooting

NBC News Los Angeles affiliate KNBC-TV featured Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on the investigation into the Boulder mass shooting. “We’ll want to ask why. Why did this happen? First, we do believe he was a lone gunman. We don’t believe there was a network. We’ll want to Read more…

Grief and COVID-19

KCRW-FM featured David Sloane of the USC Price School on the complications around not being able to properly grieve during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Grief is an essential part of human life. It’s the way that we deal with the devastation of loss, the final loss, of a person we love.” Read more…

George Floyd Settlement

Fox News Los Angeles affiliate KTTV-TV featured Jody Armour of the USC Gould School on the city of Minneapolis settling with George Floyd’s family. “I think they wanted to make a statement: $27 million is one of the highest settlements for a police misconduct case in history, and it expresses Read more…

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