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CJRA Newsletter – June 2017

June 29, 2017

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CJRA Newsletter – May 2017

May 31, 2017

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Do federal consent decrees improve local police departments? This study says they might

May 24, 2017

The Washington Post “Consent decree process may contribute to a modest reduction in civil rights suits” John Worrall, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Violence and abuse in LGBTQ relationships is common. But it’s harder to spot

May 24, 2017

Al.com “Being denied the ability to view or obtain his or her records could amount to a violation of an inmate’s rights…” Miriam Bohmert, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Do Federal Consent Decrees Reduce Police Misconduct?

May 22, 2017

The Crime Report “Reductions in such (civil rights) filings may signal increased satisfaction with police agencies and a move toward reduced systemic police conduct,” John Worrall, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Another state declares an emergency over opioid addiction

May 10, 2017

Yahoo News “The opioid crisis is different than other drug crises in our history in that abusers have a different pathway to addiction — through pain medication, pharmacies — than other addicts,” Faye Taxman, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.

Solo-ish Violence and abuse in LGBTQ relationships is common. But it’s harder to spot

May 9, 2017

The Washington Post “The most common refrain that I saw as I was reading research papers on LGBTQ intimate partner violence was ‘We just don’t have enough research on this,’” Adam Messinger, CJRA Expert Read full story here.

Sessions says 42 percent of federal cases involve non-Americans, but half of arrests are immigration crimes

May 2, 2017

The Washington Post “‘Where you have immigrants, you have less violent crime. Period,’” Charis Kubrin, CJRA Expert Read the full story here.  

It’s 2017, and women are still being harassed on LinkedIn

April 28, 2017

Mic.com “Online abuse is a very real issue with very real consequences. To move toward a more just society, it is important that we listen and take people’s experiences seriously, recognize maladaptive behavior and its harmful effects and develop strategies and solutions for reducing as well as preventing these occurrences,” Allison Marganski, CJRA Expert Read […]

CJRA Newsletter – April 2017

April 28, 2017

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