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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Division of Critical Criminology, which is a part of the American Society of Criminology, has awarded Dr. Tyler Wall the Best Journal Award for his paper titled, “Ordinary Emergency: Drones, Police, and Geographies of Legal Terror”.