Rights! In Review – Editor’s Note 2021

These last two years have been particularly difficult worldwide. While some people lost their loved ones, others lost their jobs or felt the burden of working from home, not traveling, and lacking social interactions. All of this has had a tremendous impact on mental health, to different degrees, but also on the way people have…

Re-Envisioning Police Training in the United States: Fostering Education and Collaboration to Adapt Police Responses to Civilians with Disabilities and Mental Illness

By Alexandra Tourret Note for readers                In the United States, there is no national standard for police training nor is there centralized, federal funding for all law enforcement agencies. There are about 18,000 different law enforcement agencies in the U.S., ranging from small county jurisdictions to medium-sized police departments to state and federal agencies.…

Publishing with us!

Like many others around the world, Rights! has felt some fatigue during the pandemic. As we are all volunteers, family and professional challenges have unfortunately affected our ability to operate the blog at the level we had hoped. We have now undergone a major internal restructuring to facilitate review and speed up publications.  We are…