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  • John Jay College to Launch Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice with $3.2-Million Grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation

    April 29, 2016 | Audio, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    John Jay College of Criminal Justice today announced the launch of the Research Network on Misdemeanor Justice. Funded by a $3.25-million grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF), the Research Network – a seven-city consortium – will use the power of data analytics to inform policy conversations and reform regarding the enforcement of […]

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  • John Jay Online Course Honored For Promo Video

    April 20, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    A promotional video created for John Jay Online, the College’s distance-learning unit, has won a Bronze Award in the 37th annual Telly Awards competition. Click here to view the video. The award was for “The Literature and Law of American Slavery: Promotional Video,” which showcases John Jay Online’s massive, open, online course (MOOC) featuring Distinguished Professor […]

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  • John Jay’s Model United Nations Team Wins First Place At The 2016 National Model U.N. Conference

    April 20, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    For the 12th consecutive year, a team of John Jay students has taken on colleges and university institutions from more than 30 countries in the annual National Model United Nations (NMUN) competition, and this year the John Jay team captured the conference’s top honor, the Outstanding Delegation Award. The weeklong global competition, which brought together […]

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  • Meg Reiss Named Executive Director of the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution

    April 6, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    John Jay College President Jeremy Travis and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. announced today the appointment of Meg Reiss as the first Executive Director of the Institute for Innovation in Prosecution (IIP). Ms. Reiss is a former Brooklyn and Nassau County prosecutor with more than two decades of high-profile experience in the courtroom […]

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  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, Creator & Star Of The Broadway Hit Hamilton, To Be Honored At John Jay College Educating For Justice Gala

    April 6, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Peter J. Beshar, Executive VP andGeneral Counsel of Marsh & McLennan, and the Tow Foundation, will also be recognized for their contributions to the future of justice New York, NY, March 29, 2016 – John Jay College of Criminal Justice will honor Lin-Manuel Miranda, Grammy Award-winning composer, lyricist, performer, and 2015 MacArthur Foundation Award recipient, as […]

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  • First Named Professorship Established At John Jay With Funding From Ford Foundation And Atlantic Philanthropies

    March 22, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Renowned Scholar Dr. Phillip Atiba Goff is appointed as Franklin A. Thomas Professor in Policing Equity President Jeremy Travis of John Jay College announced the establishment of the Franklin A. Thomas Professorship in Policing Equity, created with $2.5 million in grants from the Ford Foundation and the Atlantic Philanthropies. The creation of this new professorship […]

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  • Five “True Champions” Honored At 2016 Justice Awards Ceremony

    March 7, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    The 2016 John Jay Justice Awards ceremony held on March 3 was a celebration of five individuals who have shown themselves to be “true champions of justice,” and the honorees who were cited for outstanding leadership in the pursuit of justice were lauded with repeated ovations from a packed house in the College’s Gerald W. Lynch Theater. […]

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  • John Jay’S Lovely Warren Receives CUNY Distinguished Alumni Award

    March 3, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    John Jay alumna Lovely Warren (B.A. ’00), Mayor of Rochester, NY, was recently honored as a Distinguished Alumnus by The City University of New York. Chancellor James B. Milliken presented the award to Mayor Warren, as well as other prominent CUNY alumni, at the annual CUNY and Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus […]

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  • Professor David Shapiro Discusses Apple’s Encryption Dispute with FBI in CNBC Op-Ed

    March 3, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Assistant Professor David Shapiro of the Department of Public Management, has written an op-ed published by CNBC that examines Apple’s opposition to a recent federal court order to help the Federal Bureau Investigation unlock an iPhone used by one of the attackers in the San Bernardino, CA, shooting. In the piece, “Why Apple hack is […]

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  • Professor Dreisinger Captures A World of Incarceration in New Book

    March 3, 2016 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Associate Professor Baz Dreisinger is among the John Jay faculty members whose academic work goes far beyond the classroom. In addition to her post in the English department, Dreisinger is an author, critic, radio producer, documentarian and the founder and academic director of John Jay’s celebrated Prison-to-College Pipeline program, an initiative that The New York […]

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