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  • John Jay Community Participates in People’s Climate March

    September 23, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Members of the John Jay community joined hundreds of thousands of others on Sunday, Sept. 21, for the People’s Climate March in New York City, seeking to draw attention to the pressing need for a political road map to stem the advance of global climate change. Hoping to influence the upcoming Climate Summit at the […]

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  • Dr. John Deasy, Los Angeles School Superintendent, and Tracie Keesee, Co-Founder of the Center of Policing Equity, to Speak on Juvenile Justice at John Jay College

    September 22, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    New York, NY, September 22, 2014 — Dr. John Deasy, Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, and Tracie Keesee, co-founder of the Center of Policing Equity, head the list of speakers at the second media symposium on juvenile justice at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City on October 6 […]

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  • Distinguished Professor John Matteson Opines on Inequality in America

    September 19, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Distinguished Professor of English John Matteson published an op-ed on Time.com, “Slavery Matters More than Ever,” in which he asserts that, 150 years after the Civil War, the “fire bells” of racial violence and inequality still ring in the United States, compelling Americans to ask “why?” Matteson maintains that although American law has changed dramatically, […]

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  • John Jay College Names the Alan Siegel Writing Center in Honor of Brand Innovator, Simplification Pioneer and Foundation Trustee

    September 18, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    On September 18, John Jay College will honor Alan Siegel, Trustee of the John Jay College Foundation and President and CEO of Siegelvision, with the dedication of the Alan Siegel Writing Center. The establishment of this Center recognizes his commitment and contributions to building a world-class communications program for the College. Siegel, one of the […]

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  • What the NRC’s Watershed Incarceration Report Means for New York State

    September 18, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    An A-list gathering of scholars, elected officials, criminal justice leaders and others led a thought-provoking discussion on September 4 on the implications for New York State of the April 2014 National Research Council report “The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences.” The report was produced by the NRC’s Committee on […]

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  • Professor Peter Moskos Featured on New Greek TV

    September 15, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Associate Professor Peter Moskos of the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration was featured as “Greek of the Week” on New Greek TV where he discussed his book, Greek Americans: Struggle and Success (Third Edition). Professor Moskos’s father, sociologist Charles Moskos, wrote the first and second editions of the book which examines […]

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  • President Jeremy Travis Featured in NPR Retrospective on the 1994 Violent Crime Control Act

    September 12, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    The National Public Radio retrospective on the 20th anniversary of the Violent Crime Control Act of 1994 featured commentary by President Jeremy Travis. According to the piece,“20 Years Later, Parts Of Major Crime Bill Viewed As Terrible Mistake,” the crime bill “paid to put more cops on the beat, trained police and lawyers to investigate […]

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  • Professor Rosemary Barberet Wins Tandem Awards for Her Book, Women, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global Enquiry

    September 11, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Professor of Sociology Rosemary Barberet’s new book, Women, Crime and Criminal Justice: A Global Enquiry, is the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Book Award by the American Society Criminology’s Division of International Criminology.   The book has also been awarded the 2015 Outstanding Book Award of the International Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice […]

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  • Recent John Jay Graduate Wins Photo Contest with Image from Study Abroad in Bali

    September 11, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Olivia Crosby, a recent John Jay graduate, won the International Student Voice Magazine (ISV) photography contest for best travel photo in the U.S. American Student category. Crosby took the winning photo this summer during the faculty-led study abroad program in Bali. The photo depicts a Balinese Purification Ceremony and was selected for its creativity, description, […]

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  • Professor Carla Barrett Discusses Juveniles Offenders in Riker’s Island on NY1’s Inside City Hall

    August 26, 2014 | John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Professor Carla Barrett appeared on NY1’s “Inside City Hall” to discuss the treatment of teenage inmates on Riker’s Island and ways to improve the current state of juvenile justice. A recent report by the United States Attorney in Manhattan found the New York City Department of Correction violated the civil rights of male teenagers at […]

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