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Juvenile Justice or Punishment

I was so excited that I was finally able to talk to Steven Castanedo, incarcerated since 2008 and resides in Madison Correctional Institution in Florida, on the phone yesterday (2015-04-11). 1,906 more words

Criminal Justice

Learning with Twitter: A Criminal Justice Studies Experiment

Learning with Twitter: A Criminal Justice Studies Experiment

I have used Twitter in my online criminal justice classes. For each class, I create a hashtag (example #MCC123B) (Anderson, 2011). 312 more words

Criminal Justice/Criminology

Theme for My Second Term as President: HCCLA

A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true.

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News You Really Need To See: "Can New Laws Tame India's Drivers?"

“Can New Laws Tame India’s Drivers?”

The Washington Post, May 24, 2015, p.A16


“When it opened in 2001, the East Coast Road in southern India gave drivers a smooth, modern link to coastal resorts and an open stretch of highway to gun their engines on weekends. ¬† 280 more words

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The Story of Steven Castanedo

The story of the miscarriage of justice for Steven Castanedo is not only heartbreaking, it serves as a warning to all citizens that the law does not discriminate: we are all susceptible to being railroaded by the corruption of the system. 589 more words

Criminal Justice

Getting police body cameras right

You don’t have to think for very long to recognize that police body cameras are not a panacea for our criminal justice system (though I strongly suspect benefits outweigh costs), but this is a really useful, thoughtful¬† 377 more words

Criminal Justice