Like most of America, Kirkland & Ellis partner Ellisen Turner has followed the horrific killings of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd. “The greater horror is that they were nothing new,” he said. “We see strings of them every year, well beyond the subset captured on video.”

The same goes for “the privilege and willingness to take advantage of systemic racism that we all witnessed in the recent video from Central Park,” he said, referring to a viral video of Amy Cooper calling the cops on Christian Cooper, a black man who asked that she leash her dog.

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