Posts tagged: criminal justice - Diverse


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2021 Emerging Scholars: Dr. Eric L. Piza

by Lois Elfman | January 22, 2021 As public safety and community well-being come under scrutiny, the scholarship of Dr. Eric L. P Read more

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