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Justice Department’s Findings on Ferguson, MO Investigation

The federal Department of Justice issued a report on March 4, 2015 of findings from its investigation of the Ferguson, MO police department and the shooting of Michael Brown.  It cleared Darren Wilson, the white officer who shot Michael Brown,…

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Book Review: Jill Leovy’s Ghettoside

According to Jennifer Gonnerman’s review in the New York Times Sunday Book Review (January 21, 2015), Jill Leovy, a reporter for the Los Angeles Times “argues that as a nation we have grown far too accepting of our high rate…

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Daryl Atkinson: African Americans in the Criminal Justice System

Atkinson, a senior staff attorney at the Southern Coalition for Social Justice, speaks with Left of Black host and Professor of Black Popular Culture in the Department of African and African-American Studies at Duke University, Mark Anthony Neal, about mass…

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Criminal Justice Politics: December 8 and 11

Former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey will speak at a panel on The Role of Civil Society in Creating a More Effective Criminal Justice System on Monday, December 8, 4:30 p.m., Princeton University’s McCosh Hall. A documentary on McGreevey’s prison counseling program…

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