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'Help Do Justice': Big Law Commits to Litigation Fight Against Racist Policing, The American Lawyer

July 09, 2020

Morgan Lewis partner Kenneth Polite was quoted in an American Lawyer article about the firm’s partnership with the ACLU of Louisiana’s Justice Lab project. In the piece, Kenneth, a former US Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana, said he’s hopeful the project can create “a tremendous source of best practices that can be replicated in other parts of the country, of us using litigation to hopefully ease law enforcement agencies into implementing some of these reforms.”

He went on to say, “This isn’t the only tool. There should be efforts for us to engage with law enforcement agencies in a cooperative fashion as well, which frankly will be much, much less expensive and in the long run, hopefully be more widely accepted, more easily accepted in some cases, by law enforcement partners. We’ve got to utilize a number of different tools here and this litigation role is one of those.”

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