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IU Media School Reporting Project Raises Questions About Veracity of State Campaign Finance Data

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Since 2000, state-level political committees in Indiana have taken in nearly $1 billion in contributions to run campaigns and influence elections. A new reporting project by student journalists in The Media School at Indiana University raises questions about the quality of official data and the state's enforcement of rules and statutory limitations.

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New GW Battleground Poll: Public Opinion of Trump Improves; Voters Don’t Think He’ll Build a Wall at Mexican Border

Donald Trump’s public image has notably improved since winning the presidency in November, according to the latest George Washington University Battleground Poll.

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Taiwan Expert Available to Comment on President-Elect Trump's Historic Phone Call

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Prof. Michael Greenstone to Lead Becker Friedman Institute

Michael Greenstone, a leading economist and the Milton Friedman Professor at the University of Chicago, has been appointed director of the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics.

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UNF Criminology Professor's Study Reveals Faith-Based Ministry Impact at America’s Largest Maximum-Security Prison

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Dr. Michael Hallett, criminology professor at the University of North Florida, has drawn from three years of on-site research at America's largest maximum-security prison in his new book,” The Angola Prison Seminary: Effects of Faith-Based Ministry on Identity, Transformation, Desistance and Rehabilitation.”

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FSU Criminology Team Tackles Elder Fraud Issues

Florida State University’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice researchers, lead by Dean Thomas Blomberg complete a full report on elder fraud and how to combat it.

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Social Work Students Prepare for White House Campus Challenge, Helping Register Uninsured for ACA

11 Creighton University social work students earn certification to help people sign up for ACA insurance

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What Now for Italy? Making Sense of the Referendum Vote

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Tulane University Releases Poll on Louisiana U.S. Senate Race

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Tulane University’s Department of Political Science released new survey results indicating a 19-point lead for Republican candidate John Kennedy going into next week’s runoff election for U.S. Senator from Louisiana.

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Gerrymandering Expert Available to Discuss Monday's U.S. Supreme Court Hearing Involving Virginia

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Study on American Jihadi Women, Experts on ‘Low-Tech Terror’ and Hate Speech Versus Free Speech in the Terrorism News Source

For the latest research and experts on Terrorism go to the Terrorism News Source

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Federal Grants to Support UIC-Led Community Policing Programs

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The Center for Public Safety and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received two new federal grants to lead training in community policing and procedural justice.

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Putting Fundamental Rights of Persons with Disabilities on the Map

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The WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health produced a far-reaching analysis of countries’ efforts, since adoption of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, to enact and address global rights, laws and policies affecting persons with disabilities.

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How Copying Is Done Should Matter in Copyright Infringement Complaints

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An artist painstakingly recreates the “Mona Lisa” using the same variety of paints, brushes and canvas as did Michelangelo. Across town, a factory stamps out hundreds of replicas of the iconic painting each day, using state-of-the-art printing. In a copyright infringement case, is there any legal difference between the lovingly recreated painting and one of the mass-produced prints made by the factory? There should be, says Joseph Fishman, a copyright law expert and assistant professor of law at Vanderbilt Law School.

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Saving Lives: Kansas State University Helps Provide Trucks, Equipment for Rural Fire Departments

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The Kansas Forest Service, which is housed at Kansas State University, provides trucks and equipment for rural fire departments.

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American College of Radiology (ACR) Statement on the Nomination of Rep. Tom Price as HHS Secretary

The American College of Radiology (ACR) applauds the selection of Representative Tom Price (R-GA), MD, as President-Elect Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

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Rutgers Licenses Risk Terrain Modeling Software to SUNY Cortland

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RTMDx, a program developed by criminologists Joel Caplan and Leslie Kennedy at Rutgers University–Newark, is now being licensed to SUNY Cortland for classroom use.

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Fear of Trump’s Authoritarianism ‘Overblown’

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Expert Comments: Castro's Death and Cuba's Path Forward

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Cuba After Fidel: American University Experts Offer Comments

American University experts are available to comment on the passing of Fidel







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