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New and Upcoming Scholarship on Race, Crime and Justice

 

Is Immigration Responsible for the Crime Drop? An Assessment of the Influence of Immigration on Changes in Violent Crime Between 1990 and 2000 (June 2, 2010)

Tim Wadsworth, University of Colorado at Boulder

The findings offer insights into the complex relationship between immigration and crime and suggest that growth in immigration may have been responsible for part of the precipitous crime drop of the 1990s.

The Presumption of Guilt: The Arrest of Henry
Louis Gate, Jr. and Race, Class and Crime in America
by Charles Ogletree
Palgrave-Macmillan, 2010

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in
the Age of Colorblindess

by Michelle Alexander
The New Press, 2009

The Sentencing Project Releases New Report (1/2008): Racial Impact Statements as a Means of Reducing Unwarranted Sentencing Disparities by Marc Mauer

 

The Justice Policy Institute Release A New Report (12/04/07):  The Vortex: The Concentrated Racial Impact of Drug Imprisonment and the Characteristics of Punitive Counties by Phillip Beatty, Amanda Petteruti and Jason Ziedenberg

 

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Summary of the New York City Bar Association forum titled "The New York Police Department's Stop and Frisk Policies: Are they Effective? Fair? Appropriate?" (March 9,2010)

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Race, Crime and Justice: A Fresh Look at Old Questions
(2008 Orison S. Marden Lecture delivered to The New York City Bar Association by President Jeremy Travis)

The Role of Critical Race Theory in Understanding Race, Crime, and Justice Issues
(Inaugural Colloquium delivered by Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic, University of Pittsburgh, School of Law)

And Justice for All? Assessing the Changing Climate for Criminal Justice Reform
2008 Annual Colloquium by Advisory Board Member Marc Mauer, Director,
The Sentencing Project


Congratulations to our 2009 Power of One Racial Justice Awards Recipients:

The late Honorable Robert E. Francis, Superior Court of New Jersey

Celeste Fitzgerald, Program Director of New Jerseyans for Alternatives to the Death Penalty

Leonardo Blair, freelance journalist, formerly of the New York Post

Click Here to go to our Announcements page to read more about the Awards and recipients

Click Here to see photos from the Awards Luncheon