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James B. Jacobs — 2012 Guggenheim Fellow

Congratulations to Center Director James B. Jacobs, who has been named a 2012 Guggenheim Fellow.  The award will support research for Jacobs’ book on criminal records, to be published by Harvard University Press in 2014.

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Hoffinger Forum Recap: Holly Maguigan on “Domestic Violence is a Crime Like Any Other Crime: True or False? False.”

On Monday, January 23, 2012, NYU Professor Holly Maguigan delivered the first Hoffinger lecture of the spring term, entitled “Domestic Violence is a Crime Like Any Other Crime?  True or False?  False.”   In her talk, Maguigan critiqued the criminal justice … Continue reading

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Radical v. Liberal Criminology: An Afterthought

One of the most interesting moments at this year’s American Society of Criminology meetings in San Francisco was the “reunion” of Tony Platt and Jerry Skolnick during a session on the republishing, with a new forward and preface, of the … Continue reading

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