Jody David Armour

Expert on racial profiling and police/excessive force issues

Roy P. Crocker Professor of Law, USC Gould School of Law


  • race, crime and law
  • racial discrimination, especially against African Americans
  • racial profiling
  • stereotypes, prejudice and law
  • police and excessive force issues
  • cultural diversity
  • tort (personal injury) claims
  • tort reform movement
  • sexual predators, sex offenders
  • celebrity trials
  • criminal defense and prosecution
  • trial advocacy
  • criminal justice
  • sentencing
  • criminal appeals
  • defamation of character
  • slander
  • libel
  • invasion of privacy

Additional Information

  • Author of Negrophobia and Reasonable Racism: The Hidden Costs of Being Black in America (1997)


  • Professor Armour's First Day of Law Class
  • LA Review of Books

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