The continual rise in police violence and brutality against American citizens – towards what ultimate end?
John Whitehead is an attorney and author who has written, debated and practiced widely in the area of constitutional law and human rights fo the the persecuted and oppressed. In 1982 he founded The Rutherford Institute, a nonprofit civil liberties and human rights organization headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia. John gained international renown for his role as co-counsel in Paula Jones' sexual harassment lawsuit against President Clinton. He has filed numerous amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court and has been co-counsel in several landmark Supreme Court cases as well.
John has been the subject of many newspaper, magazine and television profiles, ranging from Gentleman's Quarterly to CBS' 60 Minutes. His most recent book is “In the Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State”. And his website is Rutherford.org