Tag criminal justice

Reading List: Black Economists on Criminal Justice

Megan Stevenson, an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law, and Margaret Shin, a J.D. Candidate at the same school, recently put together a new reading list of Black economists writing about crime and criminal justice. “In a field… Continue Reading →

Maher Underscores Importance of Public Defense in Task Force’s Racial Equity Work

Duke Center for Science and Justice Executive Director Tom Maher spoke Tuesday to the Governor’s Task Force for Racial Equity in Criminal Justice. The group, which has been working for at least a month, made its first recommendations last week… Continue Reading →

Duke Center for Science and Justice Postdoc Joins Permanently as New Research Director

Dr. William Crozier has permanently joined the Duke Center for Science and Justice as the new Research Director after working for about two years as a post-doctoral fellow. Dr. Crozier received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Penn State before… Continue Reading →

Racial Equity in Criminal Justice Task Force to Meet for First Time Today

Gov. Roy Cooper has officially appointed the full 25-person Racial Equity in Criminal Justice Task Force, and the group will meet for the first time at 10 a.m. today. The Task Force will develop and help implement policy solutions to address… Continue Reading →

Award-winning journalist Boughton to lead communications at Duke Center for Science and Justice

Melissa Boughton, who has been an award-winning journalist for nearly a decade, joined the Duke Center for Science and Justice this week as the Senior Communications Specialist. Boughton most recently worked as the Courts, Law, Democracy and Immigration reporter at… Continue Reading →

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