The Precarious Line: Black Lives, Police Power, and the Fourth Amendment (Hardcover)
Top-notch Credentials: Carbado is among the top scholars in the Critical Race Studies movement. He is a board member of Kimberle Crenshaw's African American Policy Forum. He holds an endowed chair at UCLA Law School, where he is also Associate Vice Chancellor. He was also 2018-19 William H. Neukom Fellows Research Chair in Diversity and Law at the American Bar Foundation, one of the highest positions dedicated to the promotion of diversity and equality in the legal profession.
Anniversary: We will publish on the anniversary of the George Floyd protests, which will be a moment of national reflection and media coverage.
Blurbs/endorsements: We have confirmed blurb commitments from Michael Eric Dyson, Kimberle Crenshaw, and Paul Butler.
Affiliations: Author is a professor and senior administrator at UCLA, which will help promote the book. He is also a board member of the African American Policy Forum, which has a large social media presence and will promote the book. We will also work with the American Bar Association on promotion.
About the Author
Devon Carbado is the Honorable Harry Pregerson Professor of Law at UCLA School of Law. The author of numerous articles and edited volumes, he is also the co-author of Acting White? Rethinking Race in "Post-Racial" America. He lives in Los Angeles.