About the Journal
The Bridge: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Legal & Social Policy (formerly ECI Interdisciplinary Journal for Legal & Social Policy ) is the scholarly publication produced by the Earl Carl Institute for Legal and Social Policy, Inc. (ECI). ECI is a research center on policy issues for the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. The Journal publishes papers primarily on issues that impact legal and social policy in the urban community.
The Bridge: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Legal & Social Policy is a peer reviewed journal that seeks to make available research and knowledge in the areas of legal and social policy to equip and empower educators and others nationwide with research driven articles that will contribute to their ability to meet the diverse needs of urban populations. It is published bi-annually.
Current Volume: Volume 6 Police Misconduct and Qualified Immunity: Reimagining "We the People"
Panel I Discussion: The Criminal Justice System: "George Floyd Bill" & Qualified Immunity
Howard M. Henderson, April Frazier Camara, Joanna C. Schwartz, and Chris Colbert
Panel II Discussion: The Anatomy of 1983 Litigation: Best Practices in Successful Civil Rights Litigation
Gary Bledsoe, Bhavani Raveendran, Brian Dunn, Honorable Ken Hoyt, and Larry Taylor
Keynote Presentation: A Conversation with Sherrilyn Ifill
Panel III Discussion: The U.S. Constitution: Reimagining "We the People" as an Inclusive Construct
Joan Bullock, Constance Fain, Larry Weeden, and SpearIt
Panel IV Discussion: The Future of 1st Amendment Protections: Examining the Use of Brutality on those Fighting Against Violence
Sarah Guidry, Honorable Craig Washington, Larry Weeden, Roy J. Rodney, and George Oginni
Panel IV Discussion (Part2): The Future of 1st Amendment Protections: Examining the Use of Brutality on those Fighting Against Violence
Serbino Sandifer-Walker, Halycon Sadberry Watkins, Chris Colbert, Nikeyla Johnson, Jessica Brown, Yasmeen Davila, Becky Selle, Larry Taylor, and Sarah Guidry