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Baylor Expert Available to Discuss Human Trafficking in Relation to Super Bowl Festivities

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A Quark Like No Other, Biophysics Plays Key Role in Immune System Signaling and Response, ALMA Reveals Sun in New Light, and MORE in the Physics News Source Sponsored by AIP

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Death Penalty, Execution, Lethal Injection, lethal injection drugs, Capital Punishment, Supreme Court, American Univerity, Crime, Murder, Robbery, School of Communication, Justice, Law And Society, grief and loss, Richmond, Virginia, Richmond, Va., Chesterfield County, Virginia

Expert Available to Join Lethal Injection Debate and Discuss Ricky Gray Execution

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Mark Juergensmeyer, religion and violence, Terrorism, Terror in the Mind of God, California State University, Dominguez Hills, CSUDH

Religious Violence Expert Mark Juergensmeyer to Begin CSU Dominguez Hills’ Semester-Long Speaker Series ‘Tolerance and Violence in the Mind of God’

“Tolerance and Violence in the Mind of God" explores the connection between religion and violence, solidarity, peacebuilding, and combating terrorism.

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Cybersecurity, Hacking, cyberhacking, Russia, Russia Hackers, DePaul University, cyberattacks, Terrorism

Experts Available to Speak on Cybersecurity, Russia

In light of the U.S. investigation into Russian hacking, DePaul University faculty experts are available to provide insight and commentary on cybersecurity and cyberhacking. Political scientists also can discuss how the controversy could impact the relationship between the United States and Russia.

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Homicide And Psychopathology, sentencing reform, Criminal Justice

Offenders’ Deadly Thoughts May Hold Answer to Reducing Crime

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It's something many of us say in anger, but don't mean. However, for a small percentage of people homicidal thoughts are very real. Iowa State's Matt DeLisi says identifying offenders with homicidal thoughts could change how we sentence the most serious offenders.

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Human Trafficking, human trafficking prevention, modern-day slavery, National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, Human Rights, abuse prevention

Human Trafficking's Toll Is Immense. A Legal Expert Offers 6 Ways We Can Combat the Problem

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Nova Southeastern University Programs Ranked As Some of Nation's Best by U.S. News & World Report

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Each year U.S. News & World Report releases rankings of colleges/universities and their programs. This year, 3 NSU online programs were ranked among America's best.

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News From WCS: A New Year’s Arrest of Poachers Adds Yet Another Reason for Alarm

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WCS reports that a poaching gang recently arrested for shooting wildlife in a well-known tiger reserve consisted of software engineers, environmental consultants, wealthy coffee planters, and a leading member of the Rifle Association of Karnataka State. Conservationists say the incident is particularly disturbing because the group consisted mostly of affluent and well-educated men.

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Homeland Security/Terrorism Expert Available for Interviews Re: FLA Airport Shooting

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Juvenile Justice, Crime, crime among youth, Education, Parenting

Mothers’ Lack of Legal Knowledge Linked to Juvenile Re-Offending

Youth who commit crimes for the first time are more likely to re-offend if their mothers don’t participate in their legal process. Unfortunately, mothers are widely unfamiliar with the juvenile justice system – and those who know the least about the system also participate the least.

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More Volunteering as Teens Leads to Less Criminal Activity as Adults

A new study from the University of Iowa found that teenagers who participated in volunteer activities on their own had 11 percent fewer illegal behaviors between the ages of 18 and 28 than teenagers who did not volunteer. They also had 31 percent fewer arrests and 39 percent fewer convictions.

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Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Health System, Gun Control, Gun Laws, Mortality and longevity, gun violence prevention, Public Health, CDC, JAMA, Arnhold Institute for Global Health, Research Funding

Gun Violence Research Dramatically Underfunded, Understudied Compared to Other Leading Causes of Death

Funding and publication of gun violence research are disproportionately low compared to other leading causes of death in the United States, according to new research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published online today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

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Photography Professor Brings Meaning to San Quentin Images

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Inmates at notorious maximum-security prison dig into stories behind the images being archived by Sac State professor.

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Study IDs Key Indicators Linking Violence and Mental Illness

New research finds a host of factors that are associated with subsequent risk of adults with mental illness becoming victims or perpetrators of violence. The work highlights the importance of interventions to treat mental-health problems in order to reduce community violence.

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Violence, Contagion

Violence Spreads Like a Disease Among Adolescents, Study Finds

A new study of U.S. adolescents provides some of the best evidence to date of how violence spreads like a contagious disease. Researchers found that adolescents were up to 183 percent more likely to carry out some acts of violence if one of their friends had also committed the same act.

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Turkey, Russia

Turkish-Born Michigan Professor Can Talk About Assassination of Russian Ambassador in Turkey.

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Study Estimates 1,900 Arrest-Related Deaths Occurred in US Between June 2015-May 2016

An estimated 1,900 people died in the United States during arrest or while in police custody June 2015 through May 2016, according to a new report by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and RTI International.

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Cure Violence Rises to No. 12 on List of Top Global NGOs

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Cure Violence is ranked 12th in NGO Advisor’s 2017 report of the Top 500 NGOs in the world, one of the definitive international rankings of non-governmental organizations. Cure Violence has been among the top 20 NGOs for four consecutive years and moved up two places from last year.

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Law, Death Penalty, North Carolina, Race, African Americans, Crime, Murder, Prison

Are Death Row Cases Plagued with Racial Bias?

Defendants charged with murder in North Carolina from 1990 to 2009 were more than twice as likely to receive the death penalty if the victims were white, Michigan State University researchers have found.







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