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Criminal Justice 2010

Amy Farrell

Assistant Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice



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Study finds human trafficking is judged unevenly by law, public

In the first-​​ever report on the effi­cacy of the nation’s anti-​​human traf­ficking efforts, co-​​authored by North­eastern crim­i­nol­o­gist Amy Far­rell, researchers found that com­pre­hen­sive laws that invested in fiscal and human resources—not harsher crim­inal penalties—increased arrests and prosecutions.


After Ferguson, building police-​​community trust

In the wake of last year’s deadly shooting of Michael Brown in Fer­guson, Mis­souri, as well as other events in which the police’s use of force has been ques­tioned, is […]

Dr. Amy Farrell

Understanding Ferguson

An inter­dis­ci­pli­nary panel of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity pro­fes­sors con­vened on Wednesday night to dis­cuss the fac­tors that con­tributed to and arose from the shooting death of an unarmed teenager this summer in Fer­guson, Missouri.

Profiling, Protest, and Politics: Understanding Ferguson

The hidden world of labor trafficking

A new study con­ducted by North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in col­lab­o­ra­tion with the Urban Insti­tute exam­ined the com­pre­hen­sive state of labor traf­ficking net­works in the U.S.

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Britain’s home secretary: combating human trafficking requires global effort

On Monday at North­eastern, Britain’s Home Sec­re­tary Theresa May served as the keynote speaker during a panel dis­cus­sion focusing on com­bating human traf­ficking and modern slavery.

UK Home Secretary Visits the Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT) Lab

3Qs: Will first female Secret Service leader mean new culture?

Julia Pierson’s appoint­ment to lead the Secret Ser­vice reflects both a growing trend and the pol­i­tics of the Obama admin­is­tra­tion, says assis­tant pro­fessor Amy Farrell.


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