Category Archives: Criminal Justice

Symposium on “The Ethics of Police Tactics”

The Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics will hold a symposium on “The Ethics of Police Tactics” to be held on Monday, November 10, 1:30-2:45 in the Lanier Suite of the Student Center. Panelists include Jennifer Baker, professor of philosophy, … Continue reading

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Recent Research in Criminal Justice

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Dr. Joshua Hinkle is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Georgia State University and an Affiliated Scholar for the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy at George Mason University. His research focuses on issues related to the … Continue reading

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New Publication: Rush-Hour Traffic

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Angela Overton is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology. Her areas of interest include state crime and international criminal law violations, feminist issues, inequality/injustice and international institutions of social control, as well as the … Continue reading

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New Publication: Neighborhood Ties, Control, and Crime

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Since E. A. Ross’s ([1901] 1929) seminal work at the beginning of the twentieth century, social control has emerged as a central concept in American sociology. Recent research indicates that neighborhoods with high levels of informal social control have lower … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publications: A Look at Victimization

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Leah Daigle, Associate Professor in the Criminal Justice department, has two recent publications in the Journal of Interpersonal Violence.  Published in the April 2014 issue, Trajectories of Recurring Victimization Among People With Major Mental Disorders,  “examines the extent of recurring … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, April 4, 2014

The Atlanta Studies Symposium, an interdisciplinary meeting of scholars, will be held at Georgia State University on April 4, 2014 at Centennial Hall.  This year’s symposium will feature keynote addresses from Clarence Stone, author of Regime Politics: Governing Atlanta, 1946-1988, … Continue reading

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Snow Jam 2014: Planning Atlanta, Ryan Gravel, and a Car-Dependent Region

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Photo Credit: William Brawley Few people can honestly deny that last week’s snow storm in Atlanta was a metropolitan-wide utter calamity.  Reflecting on the event that quickly became known as “Snow Jam 2014”, Ryan Gravel, Atlanta Beltline visionary, posed the … Continue reading

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GSU Library’s Digital Collections Now Include Video

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The first of Georgia State University Library’s digital collections to feature video content is the Research Atlanta, Inc. Reports. This collection includes eight video recordings, which were received on VHS tapes and digitized at the library. Access to the video … Continue reading

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University Library Digitizes Research Atlanta Reports

Georgia State University Library is creating a digital collection of reports from Research Atlanta, Inc.  We hope that this collection will serve as a significant resource for students and researchers who study current and past public policy issues faced by … Continue reading

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“…the opposite of poverty is not wealth but justice.” –Bryan Stevenson

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Stevenson’s quote can be viewed in this video. Bryan Stevenson, founder of the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) will speak at the 25th Annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture Series: The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be … Continue reading

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