Meda Chesney-Lind

Meda Chesney-Lind is Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She is also the president of the American Society of Criminology. She is the author of a number of award winning books on gender, crime and the law.
Let’s All Pitch In To A New Community Bail Fund Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Let’s All Pitch In To A New Community Bail Fund

Legislators passed some reform measures this session, but poor defendants are still discriminated against. A new nonprofit effort will help.

Despite Progress, It’s Still Not A Post-Feminist World Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Despite Progress, It’s Still Not A Post-Feminist World

We must continue to think about greater gender equity for future generations.

Honolulu Police Are Using Lethal Force Far Too Often Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Honolulu Police Are Using Lethal Force Far Too Often

A high percentage of officer-involved shootings by the Honolulu Police Department involve circumstances that pose little threat to cops.

We Need Police Accountability in Honolulu PF Bentley/Civil Beat

We Need Police Accountability in Honolulu

The city's police department shouldn't act as if it is above the law or as though cops are the law. Real oversight is necessary.