Rethinking the Crime Drop: Cheaper Drugs and thus Less Crime?

Geert Dhondt

Geert Dhondt

Geert Dhondt's teaching and research focuses on the economics of crime and justice.He is particularly interested in the relationship between race in the post-segregation era, the logic of neoliberal capitalism, and the criminal justice system.The National Institute of Justice awarded Geert a grant to study the empirical relationship between prison cycling and crime rates.Geert received a distinguished service award in 2012 and a distinguished teaching award in 2015 at John Jay College, City University of New York where he is an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department.He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and three children.In his free time he is a PTA Treasurer.
Geert Dhondt

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After 1990, crime dropped 80% in New York City. Crime also dropped 40% across the United States.  In fact, crime also dropped across the western

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Sexual Violence: When An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Elizabeth Jeglic

Elizabeth is a Professor of Psychology at John Jay College. Her research interests include evidence based sex offender legislation, and sex offender assessment and treatment.She teaches an MA level class on the treatment and rehabilitation of offenders.She is on the editorial board of Psychology, Public Policy and the Law and a member of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers and the American Psychology and Law Society.

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In the United States, many of us followed the case of Brock Turner, a “star athlete” at Stanford University who was convicted of sexually assaulting

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African American Mothering and the Survival of Children

Adrienne Edwards

Adrienne Edwards

Lecturer at University of Nevada, Reno
Adrienne L. Edwards (PhD, Virginia Tech) is a Lecturer of Human Development and Family Studies and Faculty Affiliate of the Gender, Race, and Identity Program at the University of Nevada, Reno. She conducts research on how culture and gender intersect to influence parenting practices and child development. She teaches courses related to parenting, family relationships, and child development.
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High profile police-related shootings of African American adolescents and men have become an almost constant topic in the news today. News coverage of grieving family

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Producing Bias-Free Policing: A Science-Based Approach

Dr. Lorie Fridell

Dr. Lorie Fridell

She is a national expert on biased law enforcement.She trains state and local law enforcement leadership in the United States and Canada in “Fair and Impartial Policing” and she and her colleagues are creating and administering customized versions for the ATF, DEA, FBI and US Marshals. She has written articles, chapters and several books on this topic.Her most recent book (Springer 2016) is entitled Producing Bias-Free Policing:A Science-Based Approach.
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The #1 issue facing policing today are the allegations that officers act on stereotypes and biases.   This issue was also front and center back in

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