Feature Channels

Crime

Filters:

  • (Press "esc" to clear)

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Keywords:

In Light of Ferguson, MO, Should Police Officers Wear Body Cameras? Villanova U. Prof. Available to Discuss Pros and Cons

View | Comment

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Legal Expert Available to Discuss Michael Brown Shooting

Dr. Laura McNeal, assistant law professor at the University of Louisville and legal fellow at Charles Hamilton Houston Institute at Harvard Law School is available to offer legal insight surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.

View | Comment

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

UVM Prof on Ferguson: Black People Don’t Produce Crimes Out of Their Proportion-They Are Policed Out of Their Proportion

RashadShabazz.jpg

View | Comment

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Race Geographies Expert on Ferguson

RashadShabazz_1.jpg

As the hashtag #Ferguson trends on Twitter more than a week following Michael Brown’s deadly shooting by a police officer in this suburb of St. Louis, Mo., University of Vermont professor @RashadShabazz was deeply engaged in the conversation. It’s a topic that Shabazz, UVM assistant professor of geography and protégé of renowned activist Angela Davis, understands well -- his current research looks at issues surrounding the policing of black communities, the projection of young black men as criminals and the geographies of race and racism. With persistent images suggestive of a war zone in a small American town, and a frenzy of both social and mainstream media reporting the story, Shabazz offers an academic perspective.

View | Comment

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Keywords:

Drexel U. Experts Available to Comment on Protests in Missouri Following Death of Michael Brown

Ferguson_Day_6_Picture_53.png

Experts at Drexel University in Philadelphia are available to assist the news media with their coverage of the situation in Ferguson, Missouri, and its implications from a variety of perspectives.

View | Comment

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Keywords:

WIU Emergency Management Faculty Consider Ferguson Civil Disorder a "Teachable Moment"

View | Comment

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

Race Expert Discusses State of Race in America Resulting from Michael Brown Shooting

DSC_3978.jpg

View | Comment

Life

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Channels:

Keywords:

Parental Incarceration Can Be Worse for a Child Than Divorce or Death of a Parent

With more than 2 million people behind bars, the U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world. This mass incarceration has serious implications for not only the inmates, but their children, finds a new University of California-Irvine study. The study found significant health problems, including behavioral issues, in children of incarcerated parents and also that, for some types of health outcomes, parental incarceration can be more detrimental to a child’s well-being than divorce or the death of a parent.

View | Comment

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Keywords:

IU Expert: Killings of Michael Brown and Others Across the Country Show Need for Systematic Change in Policing

216059_actual.jpg

View | Comment

Life

Law and Public Policy

Channels:

Keywords:

Villanova U. Communication Expert Available to Discuss Riots and Crisis Situation in Ferguson, MO

View | Comment