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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.