Posts tagged: criminal justice - Diverse


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Kami Chavis, a Towering Law Professor, Appointed Vice Provost at Wake Forest University

by | December 2, 2020 Kami Chavis, associate provost and law professor at Wake Forest University, has been appointed Read more

Universities Plan Fall Initiatives to Address Systemic Racism and Police Brutality

by | June 12, 2020
As protests continue across the nation after the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and oth [...] Read more

Seeking Justice: Innocence Project Works to Exonerate the Wrongly Convicted

by | April 21, 2020
Founded in 1992 by Peter Neufeld and Barry Scheck at Cardozo School of Law, the Innocence Proje [...] Read more

“Just Mercy” is a Realistic Portrayal of the Problems in the Criminal Justice System, Say Scholars

by | February 6, 2020
In an early scene in the film, "Just Mercy," death row inmate Walter “Johnny D.” McMillian, [...] Read more

Interim Sheriff Offered to Complete College Degree Within a Year to Meet County Requirement

by | November 20, 2019
This month, Cuyahoga County voted in favor of requiring a sheriff to hold either a four-year de [...] Read more

Pitt Urban Education Forum Explores Disrupting School-to-Prison Pipeline

| August 12, 2019
Using education and activism to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline is an ongoing battle that [...] Read more

Pitt Urban Education Forum Dissects School-to-Prison Pipeline

| July 18, 2019
Using education and activism to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline is an ongoing battle that [...] Read more

NYPD Partners with John Jay College to Help Diversify the Police Force

by Lois Elfman | May 30, 2019
This week marked the first graduating class of the APPLE (Academic Preparation Program for Law [...] Read more

Wrongfully Sentenced Georgetown Alumnus Receives Marshall Scholarship

by | December 4, 2018
Brian Ferguson, a recent graduate from Georgetown University who was once wrongfully sentenced [...] Read more

UHD Students Support Houston Police as Translators

by | August 2, 2018
In the fourth-largest city in the United States, students at the University of Houston-Downtown [...] Read more

The Hate U Give

by | April 23, 2018
It takes only one person to change the trajectory of youth of color and invest in them when the [...] Read more