In 2001, President Bush said of racial profiling, "It's wrong and we will end it in America." It hasn't ended, and the unwarranted stop and search of a prominent African-American minister in Torrence, CA, proves it.
Any time you make a movie about morally conflicted cops battling charismatic drug dealers on city streets, you're going to draw comparisons to The Wire -- and almost inevitably, your movie will come up short.
In recent years, dozens of lawyers have been forced into prison, out of the country, or worse. Yet despite these outrages, and the fraud schemes they're associated with, not a thing is being done to stop this.