Deborah Ramirez Professor of Law email@example.com 617.373.4629 Expertise community and law enforcement partnerships, issues of race and criminal justice, racial profiling Deborah Ramirez in the Press Article The Boston Herald Robbins: Nichols’ killing another outrage for Black America “For me,” wrote Professor Deborah Ramirez, of the Northeastern University School of Law’s Center for Law, Equity and Race, “the heroine in this tragedy is RowVaughn Wells, Tyre Nichols’ mom. Article How to prevent cops from killing: Weaken unions and make police pay for misconduct How can police departments stop officers from unjustly killing civilians? That’s the question law professor Deborah Ramirez at Northeastern University in Boston has been working on for years. Article In search of answers in the Harmony Montgomery case Deborah Ramirez is a professor at Northeastern University School of Law. Article WHDH 7 News NH police department under fire for listing ‘qualified immunity’ as job perk in recruitment post Deborah Ramirez, a law professor at Northeastern University, said it has been a central part of police reform discussions and especially so since the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Critics say it can give police officers free rein to use excessive force without being held accountable. Article What will Acting Mayor Kim Janey do about Boston police? One option for Janey, said Deborah Ramirez, a law professor at Northeastern University: The acting mayor could declare the city will no longer pay 100 percent of legal costs, judgments, and settlements associated with civil suits alleging on-the-job police misconduct and require officers to have professional liability insurance. Article Politico Driving While Black is still a death sentence Also joining the conversation is Deborah Ramirez, a law professor at Northeastern University School of Law and chair of the school’s Criminal Justice Task Force. Article Chauvin’s lawyer asked a Black witness about anger, conjuring centuries-old tropes, scholars say The defense counsel may not be aware of the racial overtones in his arguments, but his words paint Williams as someone whose anger overpowered and colored his perception of the event, according to Deborah A. Ramirez, professor of law at the Northeastern University School of Law. Article NBC News Colorado tries new way to punish rogue cops Prymus Insurance in Texas asked Deborah Ramirez, a law professor and police-accountability expert at Northeastern University’s law school in Massachusetts, to analyze how much personal liability insurance should cost for cops in Colorado. Her law students are building a database of payouts for police cases based on records from the state’s five biggest cities. Article How Qualified Immunity Became The Sticking Point In Mass. Police Reform Debates Deborah Ramirez, a professor of law at Northeastern University, joined WBUR’s Morning Edition to explain qualified immunity and how it has evolved. Article ABC News New York legislators introduce bill to require liability insurance for police Criminal justice expert and professor at Northeastern University Deborah Ramirez discusses why it’s difficult to hold police accountable for using excessive force and if changes will be made. Deborah Ramirez for Northeastern Global News 3Qs: Debating the impact of ‘stand your ground’ laws 3Qs: Debating the impact of ‘stand your ground’ laws The death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed, black teenager shot by self-appointed community watch captain George Zimmerman in Florida, has sparked a turbulent nationwide dialogue on race and so-called “stand your ground” laws, which authorize the use of lethal force in cases of self-defense. On Tuesday, law professor Deborah Ramirez spoke at a panel convened by Congressional Democrats to address the case. Fighting terror by building ties Fighting terror by building ties Law professor Deborah Ramirez leads a crusade to use community-based approaches to preventing terrorism.