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Kraska Assisted With and Quoted in Recent NY Times Articles

Dr. Peter Kraska recently assisted with research and provided interviews for the New York Times in two new articles on No-Knock Warrants and Forced Entry Drug Raids.

The articles can be accessed below.

Scholarship Opportunity

The School of Justice Studies is excited to announce a scholarship program for the new Social Justice Studies major. With generous support from Dean Kappeler, the School of Justice Studies will offer 7 annual scholarships to SJS majors who successfully apply for the funds and meet eligibility criteria.

State Crime, Women, and Gender, Selected for the Outstanding Academic Title Award 2017 by CHOICE Magazine

Every January Choice Magazine, a premiere review magazine for the Association of College & Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, publishes a list of the best scholarly titles reviewed by their magazine.

Wall Authors Article Published in the American Quarterly Journal

Dr. Tyler Wall, professor in the School of Justice Studies, recently submitted an essay to the American Quarterly Journal.  “For the Very Existence of Civilization” discusses the usage of police dogs, specifically to incite racial terror amongst minority groups.  

New Book on Gendered Violence and Conflict in Women’s Prisons Co-Authored by James Wells Now Available

In Search of Safety is a new book from the University of California Press which examines the impact of intersectional inequality on violence in women’s prisons. The book examines human rights violations and the gendered inequalities related to human capital behind prison walls.

Linnemann Interviewed for Recent Article on America's Meth Problem

Dr. Travis Linneman (Assistant Professor, School of Justice Studies) was recently asked to share some of his thoughts with Max Daly of VICE.com on America's meth problem.  

Kraska Quoted in ABC News Article on Surplus Military Gear Usage by State and Local Police Departments

In response to campaign promises made by president-elect Donald Trump to roll back a specific executive order issued by President Obama, Dr. Pete Kraska was contacted by the AP to share his thoughts on President Obama's executive order to restrict access to military grade weapons, vehicles, and ammunition.  

Linnemann Quoted in Washington Post Article on Prosecution of Nonviolent Drug Offenders

In relation to his forthcoming book with New York University Press, Travis Linnemann discusses the draconian punishments of the drug war, particularly for those associated with the drug methamphetamine. 

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