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Police Dashcam Video Of Sandra Bland Raises Legal Questions

A dashcam video of State Trooper Brian Encinia pulling over Sandra Bland on a Texas highway on July 10 – before her detention and eventual death in police custody – has gone viral, leaving viewers to wonder what should have been done differently.

What are the police and driver’s legal rights and obligations?

Here & Now‘s Meghna Chakrabarti speaks with Ranjana Natarajan, a professor and director of the Civil Rights Clinic at the University of Texas-Austin School of Law, about the video and the legal questions it raises.

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Guest

  • Ranjana Natarajan, professor and director of the Civil Rights Clinic at the University of Texas-Austin School of Law. She tweets @nranjana.

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