Barry Friedman


Barry Friedman appears in the following:

Proposed NYPD Body Camera Policy Focuses on Transparency

Friday, April 07, 2017

The NYPD is proposing a new body camera policy as it prepares to equip 1,200 officers with the devices at the end of the month.


Do Supreme Court Rulings Reflect the Culture, or Change it?

Friday, March 29, 2013

The question of same-sex marriage landed in the Supreme Court this past week, and marriage equality supporters are hoping for a landmark ruling that will legalize same-sex marriage. If it happens, it’ll be one in a series of history-making Supreme Court rulings. But how does it work? Does the Supreme Court have the power to change the culture, or does our culture influence the decisions of the justices? NYU law professor Barry Friedman has written a book on that very question. He tells Bob that for the most part, the Supreme Court tries to shape their decisions according to what the public wants. 

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