Ife Thompson’s article, ‘Discrimination and policing’, has been published in the latest edition of Legal Action Group magazine.

In the article, Ife explores how to resist racial profiling and discriminatory policing through the criminal courts and highlights how racial trauma might have a bearing on mens rea in cases of alleged police obstruction.

The article is available to read here.

Ife is a pupil barrister at 1MCB Chambers.  She is the founder of BLAM UK and Black Protest Legal Support and in 2020, was selected by the United Nations Office for Human Rights as the UK’s UN Fellow for the UN International Decade for People of African Descent.

 

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