Mass. high court says pedestrians could challenge arrests for racial biasPlay
Pedestrians in Massachusetts who are stopped, frisked, and arrested by police may now have grounds on which to challenge the charges. The state’s highest court ruled earlier this week that defendants can challenge those charges on the grounds of racial bias.
Boston University Law Professor Gerry Leonard joins WBUR's Morning Edition to talk about this ruling.
This segment aired on May 18, 2023.