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All In The News tagged "Criminal Justice"

 Number of Killings in Philadelphia at a 5-Year High

This Former Philadelphia Cop Had an Incredibly Simple Plan to Keep Kids Out of Prison. Don’t Arrest Them.

Naomi Goldstein, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and co-director of the JD/PhD program in Law and Psychology, was quoted in a March 30 Washington Post story about the Philadelphia Police School Diversion Program, launched by Kevin Bethel. Bethel, Philadelphia's deputy police commissioner and a senior policy fellow at Drexel's Juvenile Justice Research and Reform Lab, was featured in the story.

Where do Police Officers and Reform Activists Find Common Ground?

Robert Kane, PhD, professor and director of the criminology and justice studies department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on Jan. 11 regarding a new report that reveals surprising areas of agreement between many members of law enforcement and police-reform advocates. The story was also picked up by Yahoo! News.


What Tasers Do to The Brain 

A study on the effects of Taser stun guns by Robert Kane, PhD, a professor and director of the Department of Criminology and Justice Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in New York Magazine, Medical Daily and the Daily Mail on Feb. 10. 

Study: Tasers Could Lead to False Confessions

A study of the effects of Taser stun guns on cognition by Robert Kane, PhD, a professor and director of the Department of Criminology and Justice Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News and Ars Technica.

Why FBI and White House Can't Agree Whether 'Ferguson Effect' is Real

Robert Kane, PhD, professor and head of the department of criminology and justice studies, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on Oct. 27 about the “Ferguson Effect.”

Virginia Cop's Arrest Reveals Larger Cracks in 'Blue Wall of Silence'

Robert Kane, PhD, professor and director of the criminology and justice studies department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on Aug. 18 about police accountability. 

Amid Withering Post-Ferguson Critique, Police Around the Country Look Inward

Robert Kane, PhD, professor and director of the criminology and justice studies department in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article that was picked up by Yahoo! News on Aug. 9 about the one-year anniversary of the protests in Ferguson, Missouri.

“When You’re at War, You Have to Have an Enemy”: How the Way We Talk About Crime Makes the Problem Worse

Robert Kane, PhD, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the criminology and justice studies program, was quoted in a May 15 Salon article about “tough on crime” lexicon.

What Freddie Gray's Knife Says About Police Power in America

Robert Kane, PhD, a professor and head of the criminology and justice studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on May 7 about Freddie Gray and trends in policing. 

Ferguson Protesters Stand With Baltimore in Wake of Freddie Gray Death, Unrest

Robert Kane, PhD, professor and director of the criminology and justice studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Yahoo! News article on April 29 about riots in Baltimore. He was also quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on April 30 about Hillary Clinton distancing herself from her husband’s crime policies.

Fairfax Police Commission Adds Outside Voices

Robert Kane, PhD, a professor and director of the criminology and justice studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Washington Post story on March 14 about a new police commission in Fairfax County on the fatal shooting of John Greer in 2013.